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A survival guide to Data Science with R, from Graham Williams

Graham Williams is the Lead Data Scientist at the Australian Taxation Office, and the creator of Rattle, an open-source GUI for data mining with R. (Check out some recent reviews/demos of Rattle on this blog here and here.) Dr Williams continues his many contributions to the R community with One Page R, a "Survival Guide to Data Science with R".  As the name suggests, it is a one-page listing of key topics for data scientists using R: getting started, dealing with data, descriptive and prescriptive analytics, and other advanced topics. But the name belies the depth of content behind that one page: click through for detailed tutorials on topics including visualizing data with maps, text mining with R, ensembles of decision trees, and much much more. Some topics also include slide-based lecture notes and downloadable R code (follow the *R link). Explore the content at the One Page R website lined below. And if you're in the NYC area, Dr Williams will be presenting at a free workshop for the CUNY Data Mining Initiative on March 7. Togaware: One Page R: A Survival Guide to Data Science with R (via KDnuggets)

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David Smith is Vice President of Marketing and Community at Revolution Analytics. He has a long history with the R and statistics communities. After graduating with a degree in Statistics from the University of Adelaide, South Australia, he spent four years researching statistical methodology at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, where he also developed a number of packages for the S-PLUS statistical modeling environment. He continued his association with S-PLUS at Insightful (now TIBCO Spotfire) overseeing the product management of S-PLUS and other statistical and data mining products.<

David smith is the co-author (with Bill Venables) of the popular tutorial manual, An Introduction to R, and one of the originating developers of the ESS: Emacs Speaks Statistics project. Today, he leads marketing for REvolution R, supports R communities worldwide, and is responsible for the Revolutions blog. Prior to joining Revolution Analytics, he served as vice president of product management at Zynchros, Inc. Follow him on twitter at @RevoDavid

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