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New book release: Data Mining Applications with R
Book title: Data Mining Applications with R Editors: Yanchang Zhao, Yonghua Cen Publisher: Elsevier Publish date: December 2013 ISBN: 9780124115118 Length: 514 pages URL: http://www.rdatamining.com/books/dmar An edited book titled Data Mining Applications with R was released in December 2013, which … Continue reading
Preview of book Data Mining Applications with R
An edited book titled Data Mining Applications with R will be on market soon, which features 15 realword applications on data mining with R. A preview of the book is available on Google Books. R code, data and color figures … Continue reading
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Step by step to build my first R Hadoop System
by Yanchang Zhao, RDataMining.com After reading documents and tutorials on MapReduce and Hadoop and playing with RHadoop for about 2 weeks, finally I have built my first R Hadoop system and successfully run some R examples on it. My experience … Continue reading
New book announcement: R and Data Mining – Examples and Case Studies
R and Data Mining: Examples and Case Studies Author: Yanchang Zhao Publisher: Academic Press, Elsevier Publish date: December 2012 ISBN: 9780123969637 Length: 256 pages URL: http://www.rdatamining.com/books/rdm This book introduces into using R for data mining with examples and case studies. … Continue reading
Two free online courses starting soon: Data Analysis (with R) and Social Network Analysis
There are two online courses starting soon on Coursera, which are free to register. 1. Data Analysis (with R) It is a 8week online course starting on Jan 22nd 2013 <https://www.coursera.org/course/dataanalysis>. This course is an applied statistics course focusing on … Continue reading
R code and data for book “R and Data Mining: Examples and Case Studies”
R code and data for book “R and Data Mining: Examples and Case Studies” are now available at http://www.rdatamining.com/books/rdm/code. An online PDF version of the book (the first 11 chapters only) can also be downloaded at http://www.rdatamining.com/docs. Below are its … Continue reading
Call for contribution: the RDataMining package – an R package for data mining
Join the RDataMining project to build a comprehensive R package for data mining http://www.rdatamining.com/package We have started the RDataMining project on RForge to build an R package for data mining. The package will provide various functionalities for data mining, with … Continue reading
Examples of profiling R code
by Yanchang Zhao, RDataMining.com Below are simple examples of profiling R code, which help to find out which steps or functions are most time consuming. It is very useful for improving efficiency of R code. # profiling of running time … Continue reading
R is reported as being used by about half of all data miners in the 2011 Data Miners Survey
by Yanchang Zhao, RDataMining.com R is reported as now being used by close to half of all data miners (47%) in the 2011 Data Miners Survey by Rexer Analytics. Below is picked up from the survey highlights regarding data mining … Continue reading
Examples and resources on association rule mining with R
by Yanchang Zhao, RDataMining.com The technique of association rules is widely used for retail basket analysis, as well as in other applications to find assocations between itemsets and between sets of attributevalue pairs. It can also be used for classification … Continue reading