Author Archives: Yanchang Zhao

About Yanchang Zhao

I am a data miner, using R for data mining applications. My work on R and data mining: RDataMining.com; Twitter; Group on Linkedin; and Group on Google.

Free Stanford online course on Statistical Learning (with R) starting on 19 Jan 2015

This is an introductory-level course in supervised learning, with a focus on regression and classification methods. The syllabus includes: linear and polynomial regression, logistic regression and linear discriminant analysis; cross-validation and the bootstrap, model selection and regularization methods (ridge and … Continue reading

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AusDM 2014 Conference Program

The Program of AusDM 2014 Conference is now available at http://ausdm14.ausdm.org/program. It features two keynote talks, one on Learning in Sequential Decision Problems by Prof Peter Bartlett from UC Berkeley, and the other on Making Sense of a Random World through … Continue reading

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SBS documentary “The Age of Big Data”

by Yanchang Zhao, RDataMining.com “Data is becoming a powerful and most valuable commodity in 21st century. It is leading to scientific insights and new ways of understanding human behaviour. Data can also make you rich. Very rich.” – SBS documentary … Continue reading

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Call for participation: AusDM 2014, Brisbane, 27-28 November

********************************************************* 12th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM 2014) Brisbane, Australia 27-28 November 2014 http://ausdm14.ausdm.org/ ********************************************************* The Australasian Data Mining Conference has established itself as the premier Australasian meeting for both practitioners and researchers in data mining. Since AusDM’02 the conference … Continue reading

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My visits and RDataMining talks in North America

  I visited Mexico recently and is now travelling in US. In the 1st week of October, I delivered a keynote talk at the CONAIS 2014 conference in Mexico, as well as a one-day workshop on data mining with R … Continue reading

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RDataMining Slides Series

by Yanchang Zhao, RDataMining.com I have made a series of slides on R and data mining, based on my book titled R and Data Mining — Examples and Case Studies. The slides will be used at my presentations at seminars … Continue reading

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Slides of 12 tutorials at ACM SIGKDD 2014

Slides of 12 tutorials taught by data science experts and thought leaders at ACM SIGKDD 2014 are provided at http://www.kdd.org/kdd2014/tutorials.html. Below is a list of them. 1.Scaling Up Deep Learning Yoshua Bengio 2. Constructing and mining web-scale knowledge graphs Antoine … Continue reading

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