Monthly Archive: July 2015
ProPublica, an independent investigative journalism organisation, have published surgeon-level complications rates based on Medicare data. I have already highlighted problems with the reporting of the data: surgeons are described as...continue reading.
In the data science course that I teach for General Assembly, we spend a lot of time using scikit-learn, Python’s library for machine learning. I love teaching scikit-learn, but it...continue reading.
There are many R time series tutorials floating around on the web this post is not designed to be one of them. Instead I want to introduce a list of the most...continue reading.
The following shows an application of class LMM from the Ruby gem mixed_models to SNP data (single-nucleotide polymorphism) with known pedigree structures. The family information is prior knowledge that we...continue reading.