Over a million developers have joined DZone.

Summary of Weekly R News

· Big Data Zone

Learn how you can maximize big data in the cloud with Apache Hadoop. Download this eBook now. Brought to you in partnership with Hortonworks.

Reading

Interesting discussion on career paths and current buzzwords
Statisticians Contemplate Their Own Extinction

Multi-Armed Bandit Simulation

Spare Matrices

Statistics

An interesting look at a fairly simple back-testing strategy over time:
Calendar Based Sector Strategy

A demonstration of how to draw an ellipse around 95% confidence interval on a 2-D plt
Drawing a 95% Confidence Interval in R

Tracking Soccer player’s pay over time, to test the validity of current pay:
How much should Bale Cost?

Visualization

Beautiful renderings of Tweet locations across the U.S.:
Smartphone Market Share

Rendering a heatmap of rents in Washington, DC:
DC Rental Price Changes

Hortonworks DataFlow is an integrated platform that makes data ingestion fast, easy, and secure. Download the white paper now.  Brought to you in partnership with Hortonworks

Topics:

Published at DZone with permission of Gary Sieling, DZone MVB. See the original article here.

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

The best of DZone straight to your inbox.

SEE AN EXAMPLE
Please provide a valid email address.

Thanks for subscribing!

Awesome! Check your inbox to verify your email so you can start receiving the latest in tech news and resources.
Subscribe

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}