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Find info on public health statistics online - Kansas.com

Find info on public health statistics online - Kansas.com | R | Scoop.it
Find info on public health statistics online
Kansas.com
The records: Quick-hitting public health statistics by topic. Why you'd want them: To learn more about illnesses or diseases that might affect you or someone you care about.
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Always nicer to play with real data... This one could be a valuable source

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Rmagic, A Handy Interface Bridging Python and R

Rmagic, A Handy Interface Bridging Python and R | R | Scoop.it
(This article was first published on Yet Another Blog in Statistical Computing » S+/R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Rmagic (http://ipython.org/ipython-doc/dev/config/extensions/rmagic.html) is the ipython extension that utilizes...
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Companies using Open Source R in 2013 | Revolutions

Companies using Open Source R in 2013 | Revolutions | R | Scoop.it
A recent quora post asked an interesting question: What interesting companies, open source projects are using R in 2013?

Via Dr. Guido Möser
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Dr. Guido Möser's curator insight, May 30, 2013 3:15 AM

The experts from Revolutions collected companies using R - a nice overview! Thank you guys! They are always looking for other companies using R - so if you know some, sent them an email!

 

Here are some examples:

 

The New York Times routinely uses R for interactive and print data visualization.

 

Google has more than 500 R users.

 

The FDA supports the use of R for clinical trials of new drugs.

 

John Deere uses R to forecast crop yields and optimize tractor manufacturing.

 

The National Weather Service uses R to predict the extent of flooding events.

 

Zillow uses R to model housing prices.

 

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau uses R and other open source tools.

 

Twitter uses R for data science applications on the Twitter database.

 

FourSquare uses R to develop its recommendation engine.

 

Facebook uses R to model all sorts of user behaviour.

 

 

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The arteries of the world, in Tweets

The arteries of the world, in Tweets | R | Scoop.it
(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)
What happens when you plot billions of geotagged Tweets on a map? You can see the arteries of the world.
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Grid Search for Free Parameters with Parallel Computing

Grid Search for Free Parameters with Parallel Computing | R | Scoop.it
(This article was first published on Yet Another Blog in Statistical Computing » S+/R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) In my previous post (http://statcompute.wordpress.com/2013/05/25/test-drive-of-parallel-computing-with-r) on...
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