Monthly Archives: April 2017

Group-By Modeling in R Made Easy

There are several aspects of the R language that make it hard to learn, and repeating a model for groups in a data set used to be one of them. Here I briefly describe R’s built-in approach, show a much … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with Your Data Science Options

The field of data science is changing so rapidly that it’s quite hard to keep up with it all. When I first started tracking The Popularity of Data Science Software in 2010, I followed only ten packages, all of them classic … Continue reading

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Python and R Vie for Top Spot in Kaggle Competitions

I’ve just updated the Competition Use section of The Popularity of Data Science Software. Here’s just that section for your convenience. Competition Use is a web site that sponsors data science contests. People post problems there along the amount … Continue reading

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