Data Visualization
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Forex Trading with R : Part 2

ThemosKalafatis - February 11, 2011

In the previous post the first steps were given for building the basis for trading forex. Now it is time…

Uncategorized
566 views

Why Learn R? It’s the language of Statistics

DavidMSmith - June 24, 2010

In the Introduction to his book “R for SAS and SPSS Users” (Springer 2009) Robert Muenchen offers ten reasons for…

Data Mining
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The impact of the drug war in Mexico

DavidMSmith - June 18, 2010

For the last couple of years, Mexico has been in the midst of an escalating drug war, with violent crime…

Data Mining
395 views

Learning R

DavidMSmith - June 17, 2010

When R is brought up as a possibility for doing statistics or data mining or any sort of predictive analytics among…

Data Visualization
640 views

Tabled: Is R the Solution?

SDC Editor - June 5, 2010

Sometimes, in this world of magical analytics and open source software, the most basic stuff doesn’t get done. Today, we’ll…

Data Visualization
588 views

Because it’s Friday: The dating equation

DavidMSmith - May 28, 2010

According to internet lore, there's a mathematical equation that governs the lower bound for the socially acceptable age of a…

Predictive Analytics
485 views

R and the Next Big Thing

DavidMSmith - April 19, 2010

I've been traveling for the past few days (for the R/Finance 2010 conference in Chicago), so I'd missed much of…

Data Visualization
649 views

A free book on Geostatistical Mapping with R

DavidMSmith - April 2, 2010

Tomislav Hengl of the University of Amsterdam has published new book, A Practical Guide to Geostatistical Mapping. It's jam-packed with 291…

Data Visualization
455 views

Visualizing droughts with R

DavidMSmith - March 15, 2010

Physicist and weather scientist Joe Wheatley used R to design and create a useful visual representation of how drought affects…

Business Intelligence
514 views

Intelligent Enterprise: You Can Predict that R Will Succeed

DavidMSmith - March 3, 2010

Analyst David Stodder at Intelligent Enterprise also noted the activity around R at the recent Predictive Analytics World conference in San…