By Gabriel Vasconcelos Introduction Vector Autorregresive (VAR) models are very popular in economics because they can model a system of economic variables and relations. Bayesian VARs are receiving a lot...continue reading.
Category: R Blog
Benford’s Law for Fraud Detection with an Application to all Brazilian Presidential Elections from 2002 to 2018
By Gabriel Vasconcelos and Yuri Fonseca The intuition Let us begin with a brief explanation about Benford’s law and why should it work as a fraud detector method. Given a...continue reading.
Hello, everyone! Did you have fun at June 25th’s workshop with H2O and Lime? If you were there, we’re sure you did. If you weren’t… here’s a recap, with the...continue reading.
This is a a step by step guide to perform topic modelling in R language using JSTOR’s data for research (dfr) and visualize it with drf-browser developed by Andrew Goldstone....continue reading.
BooST (Boosting Smooth Trees) a new Machine Learning Model for Partial Effect Estimation in Nonlinear Regressions
By Gabriel Vasconcelos and Yuri Fonseca We are happy to introduce our new machine learning method called Boosting Smooth Trees (BooST) (full article here). This model was a joint...continue reading.
A workshop about Machine Learning in R with H2O and LIME, from experts to R lovers. Very few seats available, register soon! The 25th of June at Mikamai. The post...continue reading.
By Yuri Fonseca Demand models In the previous post about pricing optimization (link here), we discussed a little about linear demand and how to estimate optimal prices in that case....continue reading.
Hello R-users, On November 20th we had the pleasure to host the 9th MilanoR meeting in Mikamai! Lots of you participated with passion and enthusiasm and we’re so glad of...continue reading.