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Dealing with ugly data: Generalized Estimating Equations (GEE)

Recently I’ve been struggling with incorporating auto-correlation into analyses. Auto-correlation can be accounted for with relative ease when your data are normally distributed or can be transformed to be normally distributed. 434 more words

Data Analysis

Helping Students Visualize Data with Google Public Data Explorer

Data analysis and visualization is big business as technology allows us to collect more and more information about every detail of day to day life. Whether it’s data from a Smart watch on your wrist, an iPhone in your pocket or huge data sets collected by international organizations, the ability to collect, read and make use of vast amounts of information is key for anyone growing up in the information age.

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Analysis of Tumors Relating to Breast Cancer

October has officially become Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and has transformed the official colors of October from orange and black to a much more radiant pink. 185 more words

Data Analysis


As we have each learned in our studies and findings regarding the Anthropocene, the planet today, faces a considerable amount of changes that are distinguished from our geological past. 459 more words

Most popular Coursera courses using R

datamindjo from r-bloggers.com ranked most popular Coursera courses using R by their popularity on Facebook and Twitter.

This is Top 10:

  1. Social Network Analysis
  2. Statistics one…
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Data Science

State of Deep Learning – Neuron inspired Artificial Intelligence

10/22/2014 @RRE Ventures, 54 W 21st, NY

Bit.ly/bots-and-brains-nyc, @BotsAndBrains

Rob Fergus @Facebook and @NYU talked about an application of #NeuralNets to #ClassifyImages. He talked about deep learning which is built on a hierarchy of feature extractors. 306 more words

Data Analysis

What is a utility function in recommender systems?

Let us go back to recommender systems as I did not mention last week.   Last month I found that customers’ preference and items features are key to provide recommendations. 404 more words

Big Data