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Troubleshooting ‘Rattle’ (R library) Installation on Ubuntu

November 23, 2015
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Troubleshooting ‘Rattle’ (R library) Installation on Ubuntu

This post pertains to Ubuntu / Debian users only. rattle is a free graphical interface for data mining with R. I wanted to visualize decision trees and had to install this library. > install.packages('rattle') got me the following error message: configure: error: GTK version 2.8.0 required ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘RGtk2’ This error occurs … Continue...

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Review: Data Mining with Rattle and R

October 7, 2015
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Review: Data Mining with Rattle and R

I read Data Mining with Rattle and R by Graham Williams over a year ago. It's not a new book and I've just been tardy in writing up a review. That's not to say that I have not used the book in the interim: it's been on my desk at work ever since and I've The post

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Video: R, RStudio, Rcmdr & rattle

September 7, 2012
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I did a screencast for my co-workers to show how to get started with R, specifically what a base installation of R looks like, then showing how to improve your workflow using RStudio, Rcmdr or rattle.  The examples are somewhat … Continue reading →Video: R, RStudio, Rcmdr & rattle is an article from randyzwitch.com, a...

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Rattle: an R GUI

December 16, 2007
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Rattle: an R GUI

Rattle is a graphical interface to R. It supports basic data management tasks, as well as a number of different modeling functions. I haven’t had a chance to test it out yet since I don’t have my R installation  completely up to date, but it looks promising. For all of R’s strengths, one weakness is

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Python & R vs. SPSS & SAS

March 18, 2017
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Python & R vs. SPSS & SAS

When we’re working for clients we mostly come across the statistical programming languages SAS, SPSS, R and Python. Of these SAS and SPSS are probably the most used. However, the interest for the open source languages R and Python is increasing. In recent years, some of our clients migrated from using SAS or SPSS to

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suRprise! – Classifying Kinder Eggs by Boosting

December 22, 2016
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suRprise! – Classifying Kinder Eggs by Boosting

Abstract Carrying the Danish tradition of Juleforsøg to the realm of statistics, we use R to classify the figure content of Kinder Eggs using boosted regression trees for the egg's weight and possible rattling noises. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The markdown+Rknitr source code...

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Predicting flu deaths with R

December 16, 2016
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Predicting flu deaths with R

As Google learned, predicting the spread of influenza, even with mountains of data, is notoriously difficult. Nonetheless, bioinformatician and R user Shirin Glander has created a two-part tutorial about predicting flu deaths with R (part 2 here). The analysis is based on just 136 cases of influenza A H7N9 in China in 2013 (data provided in the outbreaks package)...

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One Page R: A Survival Guide to Data Science with R

December 14, 2016
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If you're looking to get started with data science in R, a great place to start is OnePageR by Graham Williams. (Graham is the creator of Rattle, author of Data Mining with Rattle and R, and Director of Data Science at Microsoft.) This free (CC-licensed) resource is a series of hands-on mini-chapters and associated R code, organized into four...

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Can we predict flu deaths with Machine Learning and R?

November 26, 2016
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Can we predict flu deaths with Machine Learning and R?

Among the many R packages, there is the outbreaks package. It contains datasets on epidemics, on of which is from the 2013 outbreak of influenza A H7N9 in China, as analysed by Kucharski et al. (2014): A. Kucharski, H. Mills, A. Pinsent, C. Fraser,...

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In case you missed it: October 2016 roundup

November 15, 2016
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from October of particular interest to R users. A brief summary of the R 3.3.2 release. "Data Science with SQL Server 2016", a free E-book featuring several in-depth R examples, is now available for download. The ReporterRs package makes it easy to insert R output, tables and graphics into Word...

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