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Results of the Readers’ Survey

August 5, 2014
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Results of the Readers’ Survey

 First of all, let me say “Thank You” to all of the 357 people who completed the survey. I was hoping for 100, so needless to say the response blew away my expectations. This endeavor seems like a worthwhile effort to do once a year. Next year I will refine the...

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Beyond R, or on the Hunt for New Tools

May 12, 2014
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For more than four years now (judging by the first post on my old blog), R has been my primary tool for market research. It has thought me a lot, and it has helped me to me advance smoothly in the field of semi-automated trading. Lately however I started realizing that R is lacking essential

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Color analysis of Flickr images

May 1, 2013
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Color analysis of Flickr images

Since I’ve seen this beautiful color wheel visualizing the colors of Flickr images, I’ve been fascinated with large scale automated image analysis. At the German Market Research association’s conference in late April, I presented some analyses that went in the same direction (click to enlarge): On the image above you can see the color

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Two meanings of priors, part II: Quantifying uncertainty about model parameters

January 17, 2017
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Two meanings of priors, part II: Quantifying uncertainty about model parameters

by Angelika Stefan & Felix Schönbrodt This is the second part of “Two meanings of priors”. The first part explained a first meaning – “priors as subjective probabilities of models”. While the first meaning of priors refers to a global appraisal of existing hypotheses, the second meaning of priors refers to specific assumptions which are The post

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Clickstream Data, R Graph Gallery, and a package that will instantly increase your karma points at work!

October 28, 2016
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Clickstream Data, R Graph Gallery, and a package that will instantly increase your karma points at work!

To stay on top of R in the news, we’re sharing some stories related to R published last week. The R Graph Gallery Has Made a Combeback(Yan Holtz) I must admit, the first edition of this gallery must have been before my time! Announced here, I was immediately most intrigued by what obscure visualizations were

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15 new jobs for R users – from around the world (2016-10-06)

October 6, 2016
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15 new jobs for R users – from around the world (2016-10-06)

  To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community. You can either post a job for free (which works great), or pay $50 to have your job featured (and get extra exposure). Current R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your R job of...

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Analyzing #first7jobs tweets with Monkeylearn and R

October 1, 2016
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Analyzing #first7jobs tweets with Monkeylearn and R

Note that this is a repost of my post on Monkeylearn’s blog. Introduction Have you tweeted about your “#firstsevenjobs”? I did! “#firstsevenjobs” and “#first7jobs” tweets initial goal was to provide a short description of the 7 fir...

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Multidimensional Scaling with R (from “Mastering Data Analysis with R”)

January 4, 2016
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Multidimensional Scaling with R (from “Mastering Data Analysis with R”)

Guest post by Gergely Daróczi. If you like this content, you can buy the full 396 paged e-book for 5 USD until January 8, 2016 as part of Packt’s “$5 Skill Up Campaign” at http://bit.ly/mastering-R Feature extraction tends to be one of the most important steps in machine learning and data science projects, so I decided to … Continue reading...

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EARL 2015 in Boston: R Conference write-up by an attendee

November 10, 2015
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EARL 2015 in Boston: R Conference write-up by an attendee

Written by Ben Young, an EARL Boston attendee. http://completelyabsorbed.com/ A week ago I flew to Boston, Massachusetts for EARL 2015. This was my first business trip, and as such I was very excited. The conference, speakers, and attendees did not … Continue reading →

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Mango EARL Competition entries

August 18, 2015
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Mango EARL Competition entries

Here is a list of the EARL Competition entries we have received so far: Entry details here “R is the clear choice for quickly prototyping advanced data manipulation and creating analytics dashboards, essential for a fast, informed response to emerging … Continue reading →

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