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Hundreds of Guardian blind dates

March 6, 2017
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Hundreds of Guardian blind dates

One of my more or less guilty pleasures is reading The Guardian blind date each week. I think I started doing this when living in Cambridge, England for five months. I would buy i every weekday and The Guardian week-end every week-end. I wasn’t even ...

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Hundreds of Guardian blind dates

March 6, 2017
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Hundreds of Guardian blind dates

One of my more or less guilty pleasures is reading The Guardian blind date each week. I think I started doing this when living in Cambridge, England for five months. I would buy i every weekday and The Guardian week-end every week-end. I wasn’t even ...

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HTML vignettes crashing your RStudio? This may be the reason

March 5, 2017
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HTML vignettes crashing your RStudio? This may be the reason

Short version: if RStudio on Windows 7 crashes when viewing vignettes in HTML format, it may be because those packages specify knitr::rmarkdown as the vignette engine, instead of knitr::knitr and you’re using rmarkdown v1. Longer version with details – read on. update: looks like this issue relates to the installed version of rmarkdown (1.3 in my … Continue...

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Did Mary and John go West?

March 5, 2017
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Did Mary and John go West?

Abstract As a final post in the baby-names-the-data-scientist's-way series, we use the US Social Security Administration 1910-2015 data to space-time visualize for each the most popular baby name for girls and boys, respectively. The code uses in parts the new simple features package (sf) in order to to get some first experience with the package. Creative Commons...</p><p><a href=Read more »

Can we predict stock prices with Prophet?

March 5, 2017
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Can we predict stock prices with Prophet?

- Facebook recently released a API package allowing access to its forecasting model called prophet. According to the underling post: It's not your traditional ARIMA-style time series model. It's closer in spirit to a Bayesian-...

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Copying tables from R to Outlook

February 28, 2017
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Copying tables from R to Outlook

I work in an ecosystem that uses Outlook for e-mail. When I have to communicate results with collaborators one of the most frequent tasks I face is to take a tabular output in R (either a summary table or some sort of tabular output) and send it to collaborators in Outlook. One method is certainly

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US Babyname Collisions 1880-2014

February 28, 2017
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US Babyname Collisions 1880-2014

Abstract We use US Social Security Administration data to compute the probability of a name clash in a class of year-YYYY born kids during the years 1880-2014. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The markdown+Rknitr source code of this blog is available under a

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A glance at R-bloggers Twitter feed

February 27, 2017
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A glance at R-bloggers Twitter feed

It’s the second time I write a post about the blog aggregator R-bloggers, probably because I’m all about R blogs now that I have one. My husband says my posts are so meta. My first post was about R blogs names, in this one I shall focus on the last...

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A glance at R-bloggers Twitter feed

February 27, 2017
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A glance at R-bloggers Twitter feed

It’s the second time I write a post about the blog aggregator R-bloggers, probably because I’m all about R blogs now that I have one. My husband says my posts are so meta. My first post was about R blogs names, in this one I shall focus on the last...

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Building deep neural nets with h2o and rsparkling that predict arrhythmia of the heart

February 27, 2017
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Building deep neural nets with h2o and rsparkling that predict arrhythmia of the heart

Last week, I introduced how to run machine learning applications on Spark from within R, using the sparklyr package. This week, I am showing how to build feed-forward deep neural networks or multilayer perceptrons. The models in this example are built ...

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