Analytics
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Fantasy Football Modeling with R

DavidMSmith - October 17, 2013

Boris Chen, a data scientist for the New York Times, has been running since August a weekly blog with statistical analysis of NFL players, as fodder for…

Analytics
708 views

An Interactive Tool to Explain Simpson’s Paradox

DavidMSmith - October 8, 2013

As just about every statistics student can attest, Simpson's Paradox — a statistical phenomenon where an apparent trend is reversed when you look at subgroups — is…

Hadoop
803 views

Big Data Bytes: How Open Source is Changing Business

DavidMSmith - September 25, 2013

I had a fun time on Friday in a Google Hangout chat with David Pittman (IBM), Eric Kavanagh (Bloor Group) and Tom Deutsch (IBM), where we talked about…

Putting the R in Cloudera and Hortonworks Hadoop
Hadoop
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Hadoop
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Putting the R in Cloudera and Hortonworks Hadoop

DavidMSmith - September 17, 2013

Datanami interviews Revolution Analytics' Bill Jacobs about the upcoming Revolution R Enterprise 7, which will be available later this year. Datanami interviews Revolution Analytics' Bill Jacobs about…

Alpha Testing RevoScaleR Running in Hadoop
Analytics
679 views
Analytics
679 views

Alpha Testing RevoScaleR Running in Hadoop

DavidMSmith - September 16, 2013

At Revolution Analytics our mission is to establish R as the driver for Enterprise level computational frameworks. In part, this means that a data scientist ought to…

Data Management
747 views

Results of Survey of Statisticians

DavidMSmith - September 13, 2013

During the 2013 JSM (Joint Statistics Meetings) Conference in Montreal, Revolution Analytics conducted a survey of attendees from August 5 to August 8. The 865 respondents gave…

R Programming Language
562 views

R User Groups Update

DavidMSmith - September 9, 2013

R user groups continue to thrive worldwide. The map below plots the locations of the 127 R user groups listed in the directory we maintain at Revolution…

R Programming Language
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Poll: R Is the Top Language for Data Science 3 Years Running

DavidMSmith - September 3, 2013

KDDNuggets has completed its annual poll of top languages for analytics, data mining and data science, and just as in the prior two years the R language…

Big Data Sets You Can Use with R
Big Data
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Big Data
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Big Data Sets You Can Use with R

DavidMSmith - August 23, 2013

The world may indeed be awash with data, however, it is not always easy to find a suitable data set when you need one. The world may…

Analytics
605 views

Visualizing Katrina’s Strongest Winds with R

DavidMSmith - August 18, 2013

Here's a new picture of the devastation wrought by Katrina in 2005. This image shows the maximum wind speeds of the hurricane, not at any particular point…