Data Analysis

Sampling and the Analysis of Big Data

April 8, 2012 | inkhorn82

After my last post, I came across a few articles supporting the opinion that if you have a good reason to take random samples from a “big” dataset, you’re not committing some kind of sin: Big Data Blasphemy: Why Sample? … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Interview with Kai Chew, CloudStat

December 31, 2011 | CloudStat

Here is an interview with Kai Chew, Founder of Cloudstat. CloudStat is developing a cloud-based statistical platform to help researchers who want to make sense of data to do statistical analysis collaboratively with its high performance computing infra... [Read more...]

CloudStat: Learn & Do R Language on the Cloud

November 19, 2011 | CloudStat

Hi! My fellow useRs! I’m making a web-based R Language platform ( ) for my students. My aim is to decrease the learning curve of learning R and collaboration. With CloudStat, there is no more download, installation, update and mai... [Read more...]

Interactive graphics for data analysis

September 1, 2011 | richierocks

I got a copy of Martin Theus and Simon Urbanek’s Interactive Graphics for Data Analysis a couple of years ago, whence it’s been sat on my bookshelf. Since I’ve recently become a self-proclaimed expert on interactive graphics I thought it was about time I read the thing. ... [Read more...]

1st Data Analysis Contest Using R

July 18, 2011 | Oscar Perpiñán Lamigueiro

Emilio Torres Manzanera has just announced the 1st Data Analysis Contest Using R: “Nestoria ( is a specialized web search engine platform in house prices. Nestoria and Lokku Labs aim to improve the understanding of the public of the value of its databases. The company aims to ... [Read more...]

Software tools for data analysis – an overview

February 19, 2011 | Szilard

by Szilard Pafka Discussions on various software tools (C, C++, Perl, Python, Unix shell, R, Matlab, SAS, SPSS, Excel, databases, Hadoop etc.) used in data analysis. Szilard Pafka (founder and co-organizer of the Los Angeles R users group) presents an … Continue reading →
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Did what you write drive what I read?

September 16, 2010 | Timothée

GoogleReader allows you to track your activity, by representing the number of news items read and published by day and by hour. I use it quite a lot to stay up to date with the scientific literature (I subscribed to probably over 30 journals) and a bunch of other feeds. Stuff ... [Read more...]

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