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What is R

R is perhaps one of the most powerful and most popular platforms for statistical programming and applied machine learning. When you get serious about machine learning, you will find your way into R. In this post, you will discover what R is, where it came from and some of its most important features. Let’s get […]

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The Drivetrain Approach

Going Beyond Predictions

The predictions you make with a predictive model do not matter, it is the use of those predictions that matters. Jeremy Howard was the President and Chief Scientist of Kaggle, the competitive machine learning platform. In 2012 he presented at the O’reilly Strata conference on what he called the Drivetrain Approach for building “data products” […]

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Non-Linear Classification in R

In this post you will discover 8 recipes for non-linear classification in R. Each recipe is ready for you to copy and paste and modify for your own problem. All recipes in this post use the iris flowers dataset provided with R in the datasets package. The dataset describes the measurements if iris flowers and requires classification of […]

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Linear Classification in R

In this post you will discover recipes for 3 linear classification algorithms in R. All recipes in this post use the iris flowers dataset provided with R in the datasets package. The dataset describes the measurements if iris flowers and requires classification of each observation to one of three flower species. Let’s get started. Logistic […]

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