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Efficient R Programming – Book recommendation

Mai 16, 2017 - 18:56

The book "Efficient R Programming: A Practical Guide to Smarter Programming" by Colin Gillespie & Robing Lovelace is a collection of very important resources. It is not only helpful for the advanced data scientist but also the intermediate and even R beginner can benefit a great deal from the book. It covers important R related everyday subjects and activities. Each self-contained chapter starts with 5 top five tips and discusses practical issues. The book is rich in internet references, which I have collected and presented in 10 link lists, divided by the book chapters. Weiterlesen ...

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R – most minimal learning resources

Mai 16, 2017 - 18:07

With December last year, I started to learn data science using R. As a self-determined learner, I had not only to find resources, that are adequate to my learning goals and status of competencies but also to plan and organize my spare time for my self-organized continuing education.This article reports about my strange learning behavior and closes with 3 tips on R learning resources for the beginner, suggesting the most minimal learning set for the prospective data scientist. Weiterlesen ...

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Hands-On Programming with R – Book recommendation

Mai 16, 2017 - 16:09

"Hands-On Programming with R" by Garrett Grolemund is a very gentle introduction to programming with R. It starts with explaining the installation and the R user interface and covers step by step more advances topics. It is is not a programming book per se, as you will learn how to use R for data science. If you want to learn R from scratch and you are a newcomer to programming, then this is the book I would like warmly to recommend! Weiterlesen ...

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Twitter word clouds explained

April 9, 2017 - 11:38

Yesterday I have experimented with R packages for generating Twitter Word clouds. In this post, I will give some hints how to proceed. I will also refer to my GitHub repository, where you can find the complete program code. I have added some examples in generating all the twitter clouds for all member of the IBM staff with a Twitter account, for the department and the university account. Weiterlesen ...

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IMB Twitter Wordclouds

April 8, 2017 - 19:26

Der Beitrag stellt Wordclouds vor, die sich aus den Twitter-Accounts der Mitarbeiter/innen am IMB ergeben. Ich habe das nicht nur aus Spielerei gemacht, sondern weil ein Studierender aus unserem Lehrgang Personalmanagement und Kompetenzentwicklung mit Neuen Medien die Nutzung von Social Media bei Personalentwicklungsfirmen als Masterthese untersuchen möchte. – Das Bild zeigt meine eigene Twitter-Wordcloud. Weiterlesen ...

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