Monthly Archives: July 2013

I had Fun at OSCON 2013

OSCON is over now. So much fun. Sad to see it over. My Ignite talk went well. I appreciate the complements that I received. Ignite OSCON 2013 (playlist): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfmEgB1zW6o&list=PL055Epbe6d5ZfLyERAIRXVCATx9BUP3-Q via @youtube Advertisements

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Numerical Analysis for Statisticians

Numerical Analysis for Statisticians by Kenneth Lange 2010 Although this book doesn’t have any code in in it, it is still useful. The theory and equations are well defined and easy enough to read. I went to a talk on … Continue reading

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Instant PostgreSQL Starter

Author Daniel K Lyons published by Pakct Publishing http://www.packtpub.com/instant-postgresql-starter/book I wish that his book would of been available when I first started using PostgreSQL, it would of saved me a lot of trouble. The Installation instructions are straight forward. The … Continue reading

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XLConnect

Wow this works sweet. Thank you Six Sigma with R. I have an Excel worksheet that I need to analyze. They are not always to smoothest thing to read into R. I just downloaded and used XLConnect. First try exactly … Continue reading

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R Error Messages

I spent a good part of yesterday trying to figure what an error message meant. I was trying to draw a classification tree. I kept getting an environmental error message. I couldn’t figure out what was wrong. I searched for … Continue reading

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Ignite OSCON

I am presenting at Ignite OSCON 2013. Is There a Cat in Here, Data Mining with Toys. I am busy working on my slides. It is difficult to condense data mining into 20 slides in five minutes. I am having … Continue reading

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