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Introducing the p-hacker app: Train your expert p-hacking skills

June 21, 2016
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Introducing the p-hacker app: Train your expert p-hacking skills

  Start the p-hacker app! My dear fellow scientists! “If you torture the data long enough, it will confess.” This aphorism, attributed to Ronald Coase, sometimes has been used in a disrespective manner, as if it was wrong to do creative data analysis. In fact, the art of

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Venn Diagram Comparison of Boruta, FSelectorRcpp and GLMnet Algorithms

June 18, 2016
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Venn Diagram Comparison of Boruta, FSelectorRcpp and GLMnet Algorithms

Feature selection is a process of extracting valuable features that have significant influence on dependent variable. This is still an active field of research and machine wandering. In this post I compare few feature selection algorithms: traditional GLM with regularization, computationally demanding Boruta and entropy based filter from FSelectorRcpp (free of Java/Weka) package....

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Beamer template to write in english and chinese

Beamer template to write in english and chinese

I needed to create some slides in pdf as my audience asked for it instead of html slides. Some time ago I made my own Beamer's template and now I improved it a bit to be used in TeXShop and RStudio. I use Lucida Fonts for \(\rm \LaTeX\) and that provides really good output specially when...

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Open to Non-Conference Attendees – R Workshops at EARL 2016

June 13, 2016
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Open to Non-Conference Attendees – R Workshops at EARL 2016

EARL is a Conference for users and developers of the open source R programming language. The primary focus of the Conference is the commercial usage of R across a range of industry sectors with the aim of sharing knowledge and … Continue reading →

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R Consortium and User! 2016 News

June 9, 2016
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by Joseph Rickert IBM Joins the R Consortium This past Monday at the Spark Summit in San Francisco IBM announced that it had joined the R Consortium as a "Platinum" member. This is very good news with respect to the development and growth of the R language, the health of the R Community and the position of opensource software...

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eRum 2016 — last days of call for papers

June 9, 2016
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eRum 2016 —  last days of call for papers

Only 6 days left to the end of the call for papers for eRum 2016! Register and submit your talk proposal at www.erum.ue.poznan.pl. European R users meeting will be a great place to learn and share ideas on R. Moreover, we have already confirmed the following invited talks: Browse Till You Die: Scalable Hierarchical Bayesian … Czytaj dalej...

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Economist Liquidity Index

June 7, 2016
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Economist Liquidity Index

IntroductionA typical article that discusses economics is awash with words that allude economics connection with water or a liquid. For Example: Markets get saturated when a competing country dumps its products on them Stock prices can get frothy and might develop into a bubble A credit squeeze will dampen expectations and sink prices People often talk of...

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Last Call for EARL Conference Early Bird Tickets

June 7, 2016
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Last Call for EARL Conference Early Bird Tickets

EARL 2016 – Early Bird Tickets Deadline EARLY BIRD Conference Tickets are only available until midnight on the 10th June. For all Early Bird options please check our website. Speakers Announced EARL 2016 is an exciting cross-sector Conference dedicated to the … Continue reading →

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R Training at Nicholls State University

R Training at Nicholls State University

I’ll be presenting two workshops back-to-back at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux Louisiana June 14-16. The first workshop will cover a broad range of R topics. Each topic will include a brief comparison to how R differs from the popular … Continue reading →

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Using caret to compare models

June 2, 2016
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Using caret to compare models

by Joseph Rickert The model table on the caret package website lists more that 200 variations of predictive analytics models that are available withing the caret framework. All of these models may be prepared, tuned, fit and evaluated with a common set of caret functions. All on its own, the table is an impressive testament to the utility and...

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