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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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RSurvey

February 27, 2017
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RSurvey

Early in my science career I believed that any good piece of software included a graphical user interface (GUI). That was many years ago, and during that time I delved deep into the art of Tcl/Tk programming; using the tcltk package to create GUI’s ...

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On Watering Holes, Trust, Defensible Systems and Data Science Community Security

February 23, 2017
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On Watering Holes, Trust, Defensible Systems and Data Science Community Security

I’ve been threatening to do a series on “data science community security” for a while and had cause to issue this inaugural post today. It all started with this: Hey #rstats folks: don't do this. Srsly. Don't do this. Pls. Will blog why. Just don't do this. https://t.co/qkem5ruEBi— boB Rudis (@hrbrmstr) February 23, 2017 Let... Continue reading...

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Reporting in a Repeatable, Parameterised, Transparent Way

February 23, 2017
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Reporting in a Repeatable, Parameterised, Transparent Way

Earlier this week, I spent a day chatting to folk from the House of Commons Library as a part of a bit of temporary day-a-week-or-so bit of work I’m doing with the Parliamentary Digital Service. During one of the conversations on matters loosely geodata-related with Carl Baker, Carl mentioned an NHS Digital data set describing

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ropenaq, a breath of fresh air/R

February 21, 2017
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ropenaq, a breath of fresh air/R

Do you fancy open data, R, and breathing? Then you might be interested in ropenaq which provides access to open air quality data via OpenAQ! Also note that in French, R and air are homophones, therefore we French speakers can make puns like the one in the title. Please re-read it with a French accent and don't judge me. In...

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