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Commercial Analytics: The Capabilities

October 5, 2011
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Commercial Analytics: The Capabilities

Commercial Analytics is the kind that makes money. From data to dollars, insights to income, this is all about how to run the business better. To do it and to do it well you need certain capabilities in place. This article builds a map of those business capabilities to help you assess, understand, and plan your business.

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40 Fascinating Blogs for the Ultimate Statistics Geek!

January 20, 2011
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I am happy to report that ByteMining is listed on “40 Fascinating Blogs for the Ultimate Statistics Geek“! Some of the ones that I frequently read, or are written by Twitter friends/followers (in no particular order): R-bloggers, an aggregate site containing blog posts tagged as posts about R. High quality content. Statistical modeling, causal inference and social science. This one is...

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Text mining and word cloud fundamentals in R : 5 simple steps you should know

February 11, 2017
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Text mining and word cloud fundamentals in R : 5 simple steps you should know

Text mining methods allow us to highlight the most frequently used keywords in a paragraph of texts. One can create a word cloud, also referred as text cloud or tag cloud, which is a visual representation of text data. The procedure of creating...

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Practical Guide to Cluster Analysis in R – Book

February 7, 2017
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Practical Guide to Cluster Analysis in R – Book

Introduction Large amounts of data are collected every day from satellite images, bio-medical, security, marketing, web search, geo-spatial or other automatic equipment. Mining knowledge from these big data far exceeds human’s abilities. Clustering is one of the important data mining methods for...

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Emily Robinson, from Social Scientist to Data Scientist

February 7, 2017
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Emily Robinson, from Social Scientist to Data Scientist

Maëlle Salmon, a Forwards collaborator, got the chance to interview Emily Robinson, who recently became a data analyst at Etsy. A very inspiring R-Lady! Hi, Emily! Thanks for letting us interview you! You studied Decision Sciences at Rice University and then graduated from INSEAD with a Master’s degree in Management (specialization in Organizational Behavior). What are those fields? How...

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My Book is out!

February 6, 2017
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My Book is out!

I am happy to announce that my book about R and Finance (in portuguese) is finally available! The idea of writing a book about R started back in the end of 2015, when I decided to try something different than...

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Quant Screening Backtesting: Turnaround Stocks

February 3, 2017
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Quant Screening Backtesting: Turnaround Stocks

Introduction: What are turnaround stocks? Turnaround investing is the process of looking for investment opportunities in down-and-out companies that are poised to experience a financial recovery. The post Quant Screening Backtesting: Turnaround Stocks appeared first on NYC Data Science Academy Blog.

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Staying Current in Bioinformatics & Genomics: 2017 Edition

February 1, 2017
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A while back I wrote this post about how I stay current in bioinformatics & genomics. That was nearly five years ago. A lot has changed since then. A few links are dead. Some of the blogs or Twitter accounts I mentioned have shifted focus or haven?...

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Data Science Virtual Machine updated, now includes RStudio, JuliaPro

January 31, 2017
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Data Science Virtual Machine updated, now includes RStudio, JuliaPro

The Windows edition of the Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM) was recently updated on the Azure Marketplace. This update upgrades some existing components and adds some new ones as well. You now have your choice of integrated development environment to use with R. RStudio Desktop is now included in the Data Science Virtual Machine image — no need to...

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Building a machine learning model with the MicrosoftML package

January 24, 2017
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Building a machine learning model with the MicrosoftML package

Microsoft R Server 9 includes a new R package for machine learning: MicrosoftML. (So do the Data Science Virtual Machine and the free Microsoft R Client edition, incidentally.) This package includes a suite of fast predictive modeling functions implemented by Microsoft Research, including: Linear (rxFastLinear) and logistic (rxLogisticRegression) model functions based on the Stochastic Dual Coordinate Ascent method; Classification/regression...

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