user groups

Eight new R User Groups worldwide

October 22, 2012 | David Smith

There are new local R user groups in eight (!) countries to announce this month: Sweden is host to the first R user group in Scandinavia. StockholmR has been holding meetings since September, and their next meeting on November 28 will be on Teaching R and Data visualization using R. In Taiwan, ... [Read more...]

Nine lightning talks on R

October 12, 2012 | David Smith

At Tuesday's Bay Area R User Group meetup, nine speakers gave five-minute talks on various aspects of R. Revolution Analytics' Luba Gloukhov was one of the presenters, and also provides the summary of the talks below. Links to the slides are included where available for you to check out. Ariel ... [Read more...]

R User Group Sponsorship: Applications open for 2013

October 9, 2012 | David Smith

Here at Revolution Analytics, we're proud to have been a part of fostering local user groups for R users around the world. Last year we sponsored more than 40 groups, with representation from every continent around the world. And we're thrilled to see the continued growth in user groups: this time ... [Read more...]

Tips for Making R User Group Videos

September 17, 2012 | David Smith

Today's guest post is from Ron Fredericks, videographer and co-founder of LectureMaker, LLC — ed. I was initially surprised to find R user groups (RUGs) so popular. I filmed my first R session during the 2009 Predictive Analytics World in San Francisco. I filmed several more R user sessions over the past ... [Read more...]

New Revolution Analytics office in Singapore

August 15, 2012 | David Smith

We're excited to announce the latest outpost of the Revolution Analytics team, with the opening of a new office in Singapore! This office will serve as the local HQ for Revolution Analytics serving our customers in the Asia-Pacific region. It was opened with the support of the support of the ... [Read more...]

New R User Group in Leipzig, Germany

July 5, 2012 | David Smith

Leipzig R Statistical Computing is the sixth local R user group in Germany, and has been holding meetings since February. In the next meeting on July 12, member Claudia Beleites will talk about her pacakges softclassval (for classifier performance measures) and hyperspec (for hyperspectral data). Leipzig R Statistical Computing [Read more...]

New R User Groups in Ankara, Toronto

June 25, 2012 | David Smith

Two new local R user groups to report this week. In Turkey, the Ankara R Users Group has just started up. No meetings are scheduled yet, so be sure to suggest a meeting time/location when you sign up. The Toronto-based R Matlab Users group focuses on financial services applications. ... [Read more...]

June 29: The Royal Statistical Society talks R

June 7, 2012 | David Smith

On June 29, the Royal Statistical Society will host six hours of presentations about R, under the banner "To R, or not to R, that is the question". Speakers include R Core member Prof Uwe Ligges, Dr Wayne Jones (from Shell UK), and Dr Peter Nash (from Imperial College London), among ... [Read more...]

New R User Group in Cologne, Germany

May 1, 2012 | David Smith

The latest local R user group to join the fold is the Köln R User Group, now the sixth R user group in Germany. Their first group meeting will be on July 6, with presentations on ANOVA, ggplot2 graphics in Deducer, and writing R code with Emacs's Org-mode. If you're ... [Read more...]

New R User Group in Montréal

March 20, 2012 | David Smith

The Biology Department at McGill University in Québec, Canada has been running a series of R workshops since 2010. Past topics have included Generalized Additive Models, Linear Mixed-effects Models and a four-part Intro to R series -- follow the links and look at the bottom of each page for some ... [Read more...]

New R User Group in Milan

March 12, 2012 | David Smith

Italy now has three local R user groups, thanks to the recent formation of MilanoR in the city of Milan. Founded by R consulting company Quantide's Andrea Spanò, R-core member and University of Milan professor Stefano Iacus, and quantitative consultant Daniele Amberti, MilanoR will be a forum to "exchange knowledge, ... [Read more...]

New R User Groups in Lithuania, Birmingham, Taiwan

March 5, 2012 | David Smith

Three new local R user groups to add to the list today: from Lithuania, Taiwan, and Birmingham (UK). The Chinese Academy of R Software (CARS) serves R users in Taipei (Taiwan). It has been approved by the Ministry of the Interior of Taiwan, and has more than 500 "likes" on its ... [Read more...]

New R User Group at Berkeley

February 20, 2012 | David Smith

There's a new R user group in Berkely, CA: The Berkeley R Language Beginner Study Group. Join this small group for a step-by-step approach to learn the language R. Each session will be filled with examples and participants are welcome to suggest and present topics. If you have just started ... [Read more...]

A new local R user group in Cambridge, UK

February 10, 2012 | David Smith

It turns out there's another local R user group in Cambridge, UK. It's called CambR, and organizing committee member Laurent Gatto described its history to me in an email: After meeting repeatedly at several R related conferences (Bioconductor meetings, useR 2011), some R enthusiasts thought Cambridge deserved a local R user ... [Read more...]

New R User Groups in Austin, Adelaide

February 3, 2012 | David Smith

It's awesome to see so many local R user groups kicking off in 2011! Yet another is the Austin R User Group in Austin, Texas. They've already held their first informal get-together, and the first formal meeting on February 23 will be devoted to data management techniques in R. Props to Sandy ... [Read more...]

New R User Group in Cambridge, UK

January 31, 2012 | David Smith

Yet another new local R user group has launched this month, this time in Cambridge, UK. Cambridge RUG was created by data analyst Andrew Caines to promote the use of R in the Cambridge area. The group aims to encourage people try the R language, act as an advice centre ... [Read more...]

New R User Group in Cleveland

January 27, 2012 | David Smith

Another new local R user group has just started up, this time in Cleveland, OH. The Cleveland R User Group is the brainchild of R user Nicholas Hermez, and their first meeting on February 22 is a get-together to plan future topics, presenters and venues. If you're in the Cleveland area ... [Read more...]

New R User Group in Belgium

January 23, 2012 | David Smith

RBelgium is the latest local R user group to join the R community. Led by R user Jean-Baptiste Poullet, the group will host meetings on the first Friday of each month at the Alfot Hotel in Brussels, as well as weekly coffee get-togethers. The group also provides an on-line discussion ... [Read more...]
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