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Masters of Spin: Unraveling the web with R

Here is a look at some of the masters of spin bowling in cricket. Specifically this post analyzes 3 giants of spin bowling in recent times, namely Shane Warne of Australia, Muthiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka and our very own Anil Kumble of India.   764 more words


Analyzing cricket’s batting legends – Through the mirage with R

In this post I do a deep dive into the records of the all-time batting legends of cricket to identify interesting information about their achievements. In my opinion, the usual currency for batsman’s performance like most number of centuries or highest batting average are too gross in their significance. 1,628 more words


R incantations for the uninitiated

Here are some basic R incantations that will get you started with R

A) Scalars & Vectors:
Chant 1 – Now repeat after me, with your right hand forward at shoulder height “In R there are no scalars. 1,146 more words


Still More Comments on Microsoft and Revolution Analytics

Three full business days post-announcement, and stories continue to roll in.

Stephen Sowyer of TDWI writes an excellent summary of what Microsoft will likely do with Revolution Analytics.   423 more words

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More Comments on Microsoft + Revolution Analytics

My inbox continues to fill with Google Alerts about Microsoft’s announced purchase of Revolution Analytics — too numerous to link.

Most of these stories simply repackage the Microsoft… 740 more words

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Microsoft Buys Revolution Analytics

On Friday, January 23, Microsoft announced an agreement to acquire Revolution Analytics.  Coverage of the announcement in the media is extensive, with stories by  405 more words

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A crime map of India in R – Crimes against women

In this post I take a look at the gory crime scene across India to determine which states are the heavy weights in crimes. Who is the undisputed champion of rapes in a year? 1,113 more words