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
230 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
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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. (more…)

Alpha Testing RevoScaleR Running in Hadoop
Analytics
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Analytics
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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
303 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
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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. (more…)

Analytics
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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…