Movie Review: Lafangey Parinday (Rouge Birds)

 

Unlike earlier movies/reviews- this one is an out and out Bollywood masala movie- include suspense- drama-action-romance-songs. Neil Nitin Mukesh gives up his clean choco boy look to play a street boxer, who accidentally knocks down his neighbour Pinky Palakar (played by Deepika Padukone)- a feisty Mumbai gal who dreams of leaving her shanty by skate dancing into India Got Talent.- a TV show (where you vote by sms kinds). Girl goes blind- so boxer hero turns partner dancer to help her.  Rest is all song and dance.

Very forgettable time-pass movie- but overall feel good. Not all movies can be cerebal, na? Hero always wins 😉

Rapid Miner- R Extension

Here is a new video which shows exactly how you can use Rapid Miner and R together. Advantages of using both together is using Rapid Miner’s GUI (including the flowchart style for data mning) and adding R statistical functionality to it.

From http://rapid-i.com/content/view/219/1/

The web site features a video showing how easy R models and scripts can be integrated into the RapidMiner analysis processes. RapidMiner offers a new R perspective consisting of the known R console together with the great plotting facilities of R. All variables as well as R scripts can be stored in the RapidMiner Repository and used from there which helps to organize the usually large number of scripts. Furthermore, widely used modeling methods are directly integrated as RapidMiner operators as usual.

“This is a huge step for open source data analysis. RapidMiner offers a great user interface, a clear process structure and lots of ETL and analysis capabilities necessary for real-world problems. R adds a lot of flexibility and many analysis and data manipulation methods. The result is the by far most powerful data transformation and analysis solution worldwide. And this analysis power is now combined with the ease-of-use already known from RapidMiner.” states Dr. Ingo Mierswa, CEO of Rapid-I.

Visit the RCOMM 2010 and learn more about how to integrate analysis and preprocessing methods offered by R as well as how to use the new R perspective offering a full R console and access to all R plotters.

Thus Rapid Miner is one more mainstream software (after SPSS, SAS etc) to add R functionality to it.