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Statistics project ideas for students

February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here are a few ideas that might make for interesting student projects at all levels (from high-school to graduate school). I’d welcome ideas/suggestions/additions to the list as well. All of these ideas depend on free or scraped data, which means tha... [Read more...]

An R function to map your Twitter Followers

December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

I wrote a little function to make a personalized map of who follows you or who you follow on Twitter. The idea for this function was inspired by some plots I discussed in a previous post. I also found a lot of really useful code over at flowing data he... [Read more...]

An R function to determine if you are a data scientist

October 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Data scientist” is one of the buzzwords in the running for rebranding applied statistics mixed with some computing. David Champagne, over at Revolution Analytics, described the skills for being a data scientist with a Venn Diagram. Just for fun, ... [Read more...]

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