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Shared publicly -How sure are you that large margin implies low VC dimension?

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Estimating Generalization Error with the PRESS statistic www.r-bloggers.com As we’ve mentioned on previous occasions, one of the defining characteristics of data science is the emphasis on the availability of “large” |

Factors are not first-class citizens in R www.r-bloggers.com The primary user-facing data types in the R statistical computing environment behave as vectors. That is: one dimensional arrays of scalar v |

Frequentist inference only seems easy www.r-bloggers.com Two of the most common methods of statistical inference are frequentism and Bayesianism (see Bayesian and Frequentist Approaches: Ask the Ri |

Book Review: Practical Data Science with R - Fliptop Predictive Analytics blog.fliptop.com Book Review: Practical Data Science with R |

R style tip: prefer functions that return data frames www.r-bloggers.com While following up on Nina Zumel’s excellent Trimming the Fat from glm() Models in R I got to thinking about code style in R. And I realized |

Trimming the Fat from glm() Models in R www.r-bloggers.com One of the attractive aspects of logistic regression models (and linear models in general) is their compactness: the size of the model grows |

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R has some sharp corners www.r-bloggers.com R is definitely our first choice go-to analysis system. In our opinion you really shouldn’t use something else until you have an articulated |

Some R Resources for GLMs www.r-bloggers.com by Joseph Rickert Generalized Linear Models have become part of the fabric of modern statistics, and logistic regression, at least, is a “go |

You don’t need to understand pointers to program using R www.r-bloggers.com R is a statistical analysis package based on writing short scripts or programs (versus being based on GUIs like spreadsheets or directed wor |

Oldies but Goldies: Statistical Graphics Books www.r-bloggers.com I just wanted to plug for three classical books on statistical graphics that I really enjoyed reading. The books are old (that is, older tha |

I can haz buzzwords? biasedestimates.blogspot.com Catty title aside, this post takes a good swing at defining terms we hear thrown around about data these days and they mostly do a good job. |

Practical Data Science with R October 2013 update www.r-bloggers.com A quick status update on our upcoming book “Practical Data Science with R” by Nina Zumel and John Mount. We are really happy with how the bo |

[Book] Practical Data Science with R www.analyticbridge.com Nina Zumel and John Mount have been working very hard on producing an exciting new book called “Practical Data Science with R.” The book has |

Prefer = for assignment in R www.r-bloggers.com We share our opinion that = should be preferred to the more standard <- for assignment in R. This is from a draft of the appendix of our upc |

Win-Vector Blog » How to outrun a crashing alien spaceship www.win-vector.com Hollywood movies are obsessed with outrunning explosions and outrunning crashing alien spaceships. For explosions the movies give the optima |

Allen Bushnell, Fish Rap: Salmon on the prowl near the shore in Monterey... www.santacruzsentinel.com Allen Bushnell Fish Rap The weather forecasts a 4- to 6-foot northwest swell this weekend, but that shouldnt slow fishing down. |