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Data Analysis Training

March 20, 2012
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Data Analysis Training

I'm training some of my colleagues on Big'ish data analysis this week. Here's how I'm running the class. Would love your ideas to make it better. CLASS OBJECTIVES (LEARNING OUTCOMES)After completion of the course, you will be able to:Understand concept...

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Plotting Doctor Who Ratings (1963-2011) with R

January 3, 2012
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Plotting Doctor Who Ratings (1963-2011) with R

Introduction First day back to work after New Year celebrations and my brain doesn’t really want to think too much. So I went out for lunch and had a nice walk in the park. Still had 15 minutes to kill before my lunch break was over and so decided to kill some time with a quick web

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GScholarXScraper: Hacking the GScholarScraper function with XPath

November 13, 2011
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GScholarXScraper: Hacking the GScholarScraper function with XPath

Kay Cichini recently wrote a word-cloud R function called GScholarScraper on his blog which when given a search string will scrape the associated search results returned by Google Scholar, across pages, and then produce a word-cloud visualisation. This was of interest to me because around the same time I posted an independent Google Scholar scraper function  get_google_scholar_df()

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Facebook Graph API Explorer with R

November 10, 2011
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Facebook Graph API Explorer with R

I wanted to play around with the Facebook Graph API  using the Graph API Explorer page as a coding exercise. This facility allows one to use the API with a temporary authorisation token. Now, I don’t know how to make an R package for the proper API where you have to register for an API key and

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Cricket data analysis

September 4, 2010
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Cricket data analysis

Cricket World Cup 2011 is approaching and I'm interested in analyzing one day international cricket data to predict some results and share interesting information about cricket.  For the analysis, I need cricket data and tried several things to ge...

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What to Expect?

January 22, 2010
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What to Expect?

In 2007, I was introduced to Twitter via the written qualifying exam towards my Ph.D.. At first, I did not know what to do with it. After a good year or so (maybe even sooner) passed, I began to follow some very interesting people that share the same interests as me. It has transformed my academic experience. It is...

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The Olympic Medal Table Visualized Gapminder Style

August 20, 2016
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The Olympic Medal Table Visualized Gapminder Style

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 GNU General Public License (GPL v3) license from . Abstract Following Hans Rosling's Gapminder animation style we visualize the total number of medals a country...

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Counting [U.S.] Expatriation with R (a.k.a. a Decade of Desertion)

August 8, 2016
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Counting [U.S.] Expatriation with R (a.k.a. a Decade of Desertion)

If you’re even remotely following the super insane U.S. 2016 POTUS circus election you’ve no doubt seen a resurgence of “if X gets elected, I’m moving to Y” claims by folks who are “anti” one candidate or another. The Washington Examiner did a story on last quarter’s U.S. expatriation numbers. I didn’t realize we had... Continue reading...

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How many calories should you eat per day?

July 6, 2016
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How many calories should you eat per day?

How many calories should you eat per day, based on your age, sex, and activity level? Here are the US government's recommendations. The post How many calories should you eat per day? appeared first on Decision Science News.

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satRday conference in September 2016 at Budapest

June 23, 2016
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satRday conference in September 2016 at Budapest

As you probably already know, satRdays are go -- and the location of the first three events in the series is now also decided:Budapest, HungarySan Juan, Puerto RicoCape Town, South AfricaTo help to organize such community-driven, regional R conferences...

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