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R Journal Dec 2010 and R for Business Analytics

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I almost missed out on the R Journal for this month- great reading,

and I liked Dr Hadley’s article on stringr package the best. Really really useful package and nice writing too

http://journal.r-project.org/archive/2010-2/RJournal_2010-2_Wickham.pdf

(incidentally I just downloaded a local copy of his ggplot website at http://had.co.nz/ggplot2/ggplot-static.zip

I aim to really read that one up

Okay, announcement time

I just signed a contract with Springer for a book on R, some what in first half of 2011

” R for Business Analytics

its going to be a more business analytics than a stats perspective ( I am a MBA /Mech Engineer)

and use cases would be business analytics cases. Do write to me if you need help doing some analytics in R (business use cases)- or want something featured. Big focus would be on GUI and easier analytics, using the Einsteinian principle to make things as simple as possible but no simpler)


1 Comment

  1. Luis Torgo says:

    Dear Ajay Ohri,

    First of all thanks for keeping up a very interesting blog.

    Reading your post on your fore coming book on R for Business Analytics, it occurred to me that you may be interested in browsing through my book “Data Mining with R, learning with case studies” by CRC Press. It is a practical book on the use of R for data mining. It presents a series of data mining case studies and it has an associated R package with all code and data. More details can be obtained at the book web page:

    http://www.liaad.up.pt/~ltorgo/DataMiningWithR

    All the best for your book project and 2011!

    Luis Torgo

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