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Why swirl?

January 8, 2017
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Why swirl?

Learn R, in R. - swirl is a software package for the R programming language that turns the R console into an interactive learning environment. Users receive immediate feedback as they are guided through self-paced lessons in data science an...

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My free book has a cover!

January 6, 2017
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My free book has a cover!

I’m currently writing a book as a hobby. It’s titled Functional programming and unit testing for data munging with R and you can get it for free here. You can also read it online for free on my webpage What’s the book about? Here’s the teaser...

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Patterns across 50 years of French presidential election

January 5, 2017
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Patterns across 50 years of French presidential election

This year (2017) we will have our presidential election between April and May in France. A while ago I discovered the open data website of the French government publishing public data with free access and promoting utilization by anyone. So in this post I will explore … Continue...

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Thematic Interactive Map

January 4, 2017
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Thematic Interactive Map

Last week all the rstatsosphere see the beautiful Timo Grossenbacher work. The last month, yep, the past year I’ve working on create maps easily with highcharter. When I saw this chart I took as challege to replicate this nice map in using...

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R as a data science language

R as a data science language

The R language is a ‘DSL’ – a domain-specific language. The domain that it deals with, however, is not well-defined. In this note, I call R a “data science language” and link to a few resources that make the point better than I could. R as a domain-specific language A few years ago, John D. Cook gave a...

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Easy machine learning pipelines with pipelearner: intro and call for contributors

January 4, 2017
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Easy machine learning pipelines with pipelearner: intro and call for contributors

@drsimonj here to introduce pipelearner – a package I’m developing to make it easy to create machine learning pipelines in R – and to spread the word in the hope that some readers may be interested in contributing or testing it. This post will demonstrate some examples of what pipeleaner can currently do. For example, the Figure below plots...

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The biggest R stories from 2016

January 3, 2017
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The biggest R stories from 2016

It's been another great year for the R project and the R community. Let's look at some of the highlights from 2016. The R 3.3 major release brought some significant performance improvements to R, along with a spiffy new logo. There were also two updates in 2016: R 3.3.1 and R 3.3.2. (The R 3.2 series also received an...

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Why R is the best data science language to learn today

January 3, 2017
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Why R is the best data science language to learn today

In last week’s blog, I explained why you should Master R (even if it may eventually become obsolete). I wrote that article to address people who claim mastering R is a bit of a waste of time (because it will eventually become obsolete). But when I suggested that R may eventually become obsolete, this seemed The post

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Understanding mixture models and expectation-maximization (using baseball statistics)

January 2, 2017
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Understanding mixture models and expectation-maximization (using baseball statistics)

Previously in this series: Understanding the beta distribution Understanding empirical Bayes estimation Understanding credible intervals Understanding the Bayesian approach to false discovery rates Understanding Bayesian A/B testing Understanding beta binomial regression Understanding empirical Bayesian hierarchical modeling In this series on empirical Bayesian methods on baseball data, we’ve been...

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eoda celebrates R – don’t miss the date and win!

January 2, 2017
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eoda celebrates R – don’t miss the date and win!

#Rstatsgoes10k: Join eoda in the celebration of R and take the chance to win with your prediction! The easiest way to stay up-to-date regarding the current number of R packages is to follow eoda’s automated Twitter bot @Rstatsgoes10k. This bot regularly informs its followers of the status quo so that participants of the contest will …

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