useR! 2006

October 30, 2009

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Last week, I attended the 2006 UseR! conference: here is a
(long) summary of some of the talks that took place in
Vienna — since there were up to six simultaneous talks, I
could not attend all of them…

In this note:

0. General remarks
1. Tutorial: Bayesian statistics and marketing
2. Tutorial: Rmetrics
3. Recurring topics
4. Other topics
5. Conclusion

For more information about the contents of the conference
and about the previous ones (the useR! conference was initially
linked to the Directions in Statistical Computing (DSC) ones):

I attended two tutorials prior to the conference: one on bayesian statistics
(in marketing) and one on Rmetrics.

0. General remarks

There were 400 participants, 160 presentations.

Among the people present, approximately 50% were using
Windows (perhaps less: it is very difficult to distinguish
between Windows and Linux), 30% MacOS, 20% Linux (mostly
Gnome, to my great surprise).

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