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The vtreat package two ways

We recently did a couple of talks about our vtreat data treatment package: one for the Python version, and one for the R version. If you are fitting machine learning models on messy real-world data, then you might find vtreat useful. Do check out one of the introductory talks below. Preparing Messy Data for Supervised […]

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Practical Data Science with R, 2nd Edition is OUT!!!

We just got the authors’ copies of Practical Data Science with R, 2nd Edtion. Hurray!!

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WVPlots and Color Controls

I’ve put a new release of the WVPlots package up on CRAN. This release adds consistent palette and/or other color controls to most of the functions in the package. WVPlots was originally a convenience package just for us; we put it up on CRAN in the hopes that other people might find our plots to […]

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Practical Data Science with R, 2nd Edition — New Chapters!

We have two new chapters of Practical Data Science with R, Second Edition online and available for review! This makes available six chapter in total accessible to MEAP subscribers The newly available chapters cover: Data Engineering And Data Shaping – Explores how to use R to organize or wrangle data into a shape useful for […]

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Announcing Practical Data Science with R, 2nd Edition

I’ve told a few people privately, but now I can announce it publicly: we are working on the second edition of Practical Data Science with R! Manning Publications has just launched the the MEAP for the second edition. The MEAP (Manning Early Access Program) allows you to subscribe to drafts of chapters as they become […]