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This is a review of James Picerno’s Quantitative Investment Portfolio Analytics in R. Overall, it’s about as fantastic a book … Continue reading →continue reading.
Apache Drill 1.14.0 was recently released, bringing with it many new features and a temporary incompatibility with the current rev of the MapR ODBC drivers. The Drill community expects new...continue reading.
A blogpost inspired by a tweet and a YouTube video. ‘Luminance-gradient-dependent lightness illusion’ In the last days, I’ve stumbled upon this tweet: A demo of lightness perception pic.twitter.com/BSVpgcuIw1 — Akiyoshi...continue reading.
We wrote a short tutorial on contast coding, covering the common contrast coding scenarios, among them: treatment, helmert, anova, sum, and sliding (successive differences) contrasts. The target audience is psychologists...continue reading.
We are pleased and excited to announce that we are working on a second edition of Practical Data Science with R! Manning Publications has just announced the launching of the...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.