Tag: R

Using Monte Carlo Simulations in R to Test Methodological Advances in Social Policy Research

This is a guest post written by Kristin Porter, Senior Research Associate at MDRC. MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization dedicated...

R vs. Python for Data Science

While the elections are over, some debates continue. R and Python are both popular programming languages for data scientists. Each has its advantages for performing data...

A Quick Benchmark of Hashtable Implementations in R

UPDATE: I am humbled and thankful to have had so much feedback on this post! It started out as a quick and dirty benchmark but I...

High-performance Computing with Amazon’s X1 Instance – Part II

When you have at your disposal 128 cores and 2TB of RAM, it’s hard not to experiment and attempt to find ways to leverage the amount...

A Summary of Using k-NN in Production

This week, Domino’s Chief Data Scientist, Eduardo Ariño de la Rubia, presented a webinar: An Introduction to Using k-NN in Production. If you missed the live...

Join Us: An Introduction to Using k-NN in Production

Join us next Wednesday, October 5 for a webinar hosted by our Chief Data Scientist covering best practices for using k-NN in production. The k-Nearest Neighbors...

An Introduction to Model-Based Machine Learning

This guest post was written by Daniel Emaasit, a Ph.D Student of Transportation Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Daniel's research interests include the...

Providing Digital Provenance: from Modeling through Production

At last week's useR! R User conference, I spoke on digital provenance, the importance of reproducible research, and how Domino has solved many of the challenges...

Announcing Enhanced Apache Spark Support

Domino now offers data scientists a simple, yet incredibly powerful way to conduct quantitative work using Apache Spark. Apache Spark has captured the hearts and minds...

Ugly Little Bits of the Data Science Process

This morning there was a great conversation on Twitter, kicked off by Hadley Wickham, about one of the ugly little bits of the data science process....

Building and Delivering Risk Models to Global Insurance Companies

We’re excited to share our latest customer case study, about how KatRisk, a leading catastrophe risk modeling firm, used Domino to deploy its models more rapidly...

The R Data I/O Shootout

We pit newcomer R data I/O package, feather, against popular packages data.table, readr, and the venerable saveRDS/writeRDS functions from base R. While feather fared well, it...

Visualizing Machine Learning with Plotly and Domino

This post was contributed by Chelsea Douglas, a Software Engineer at Plotly. Want to play with the code from this post? Visit the project on the...

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