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Analyze Smartphone Sensor Data with R and the BreakoutDetection Package

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Quite interetsing. Juggling with sensor data is starkly different from economics data, document processing or social networking, but very worthwhile. In this blog, we will take a practical approach to analyze smartphone sensor data with R. We are going to use the accelerometer smartphone data that Datarella presented in its Data Fiction competition. The dataset signifies the stimulation along the three axes of the smartphone:

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How to Create Repeat Loop in R Programming

In this tutorial, we will learn to make a repeat loop with the use of R programming.
 
How to Create Repeat Loop in R Programming
 
A repeat loop is used to iterate over a block of code over several number of times.

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Debugging Magrittr Pipelines in R with Bizarro Pipe and Eager Assignment

Debugging Magrittr Pipelines in R with Bizarro Pipe and Eager Assignment

 

Pipes in R

Pipe, written as “%>%“ is basically an efficient operator, supplied by magrittr R package. The pipe operator is notably famous due to its wide range of use in dplyr and by the proficient dplyr users. The usage of pipe operator allows one to write “sin(5)” as “5 %>% sin“,  which is inspired by F#‘s pipe-forward operator “|>” and is further characterised by:

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How To Visualize Multivariate Relationships in Large Datasets in R Programming:

How To Visualize Multivariate Relationships in Large Datasets in R Programming:
 

In this post, we will discuss how to use the package nmle in R programming, which includes the dataset MathArchieve. To install the package and load it into your R programming environment, use the code mentioned below:

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ANZ uses R programming for Credit Risk Analysis

At the previous month’s “R user group meeting in Melbourne”, they had a theme going; which was “Experiences with using SAS and R in insurance and banking”. In that convention, Hong Ooi from ANZ (Australia and New Zealand Banking Group) spoke on the “experiences in credit risk analysis with R”. He gave a presentation, which has a great story told through slides about implementing R programming for fiscal analyses at a few major banks.

 
ANZ uses R programming for Credit Risk Analysis
 

In the slides he made, one can see the following:

 

How R is used to fit models for mortgage loss at ANZ

A customized model is made to assess the probability of default for individual’s loans with a heavy tailed T distribution for volatility.

One slide goes on to display how the standard lm function for regression is adapted for a non-Gaussian error distribution — one of the many benefits of having the source code available in R.

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How to Assess Clustering Tendency: Unsupervised Machine Learning

The meaning of clustering algorithms include partitioning methods (PAM, K-means, FANNY, CLARA etc) along with hierarchical clustering which are used to split the dataset into two groups or clusters of similar objects.

 
How To Assess Clustering Tendency: Unsupervised Machine Learning
 

A natural question that comes, before applying any clustering method on the dataset is:

 

Does the dataset comprise of any inherent clusters?

 

A big problem associated to this, in case of unsupervised machine learning is that clustering methods often return clusters even though the data does not include any clusters. Put in other words, if one blindly applies a clustering analysis on a dataset, it will divide the data into several clusters because that is precisely what they are supposed to do.

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Advertising Technology is Being Transformed with Big Data

Big Data is elemental these days and almost everything revolves around it, be it retail sales, technological developments or even movie-making and novels. But what about the most closely sector which has relied upon analytics since its very inception, advertising? Currently the whole advertising sector is having its commandments rewritten, driven by insights gathered from Big Data analytics.

 

However, the prevalent notion of the business coaches and market mentors are that big data can seem to be like Latin or Hebrew to the novice or companies using it for the first time. So, for the aspiring and ambitious youth it may be a good idea to learn some intuitive analytics tools and snippets to bank on this growing big data trend and make the most of the bandwagon effect that lures in all humans when it comes to making decisions.

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