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Tutorials

The importance of preprocessing in data science and the machine learning pipeline II: centering, scaling and logistic regression

May 2nd, 2016

by Hugo Bowne-Anderson

In the first article in this series, I explored the role of preprocessing in machine learning (ML) classification tasks, with... Read More

The importance of preprocessing in data science and the machine learning pipeline I: centering, scaling and k-Nearest Neighbours

April 26th, 2016

by Hugo Bowne-Anderson

Data preprocessing is an umbrella term that covers an array of operations data scientists will use to get their data... Read More

The Data Science Industry: Who Does What (Infographic)

November 10th, 2015

by The DataCamp Team

Nowadays, the data science field is hot, and it is unlikely that this will change in the near future. While... Read More

A Tutorial on Using Functions in R! (and their scoping)

August 20th, 2015

by Carlo Fanara

In a previous post, we covered part of the R language control flow, the cycles or loop structures. In a... Read More


Open Courses

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Big Data Analysis with Revolution R Enterprise

Open Course

About 8 hours
23,457 students

Revolution R Enterprise allows R users to process, visualize, and model terabyte-class data sets at a fraction of the time of legacy products without requiring... Learn More

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Revolution Analytics

Course Creator

Revolution Analytics was founded in 2007 to foster the R Community, as well as support the growing needs of commercial users.

Mine

Data Analysis and Statistical Inference

Open Course

9 hours
41,034 students

This interactive DataCamp course complements the Coursera course Data Analysis and Statistical Inference by Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel. For every lesson given at Coursera, you can follow... Learn More

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Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel

Course Creator

Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel is an Assistant Professor of the Practice at the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University, and has a contagious passion for education.

Zivot

Intro to Computational Finance with R

Open Course

7 hours
13,295 students

In this course, you'll make use of R to analyze financial data, estimate statistical models, and construct optimized portfolios. You will learn how to build... Learn More

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Eric Zivot

Course Creator

Prof.

Quandl

How to work with Quandl in R

Open Course

30 minutes
20,799 students

Quandl offers millions of free and open financial, economic, and social datasets. In this tutorial you will learn how to effortlessly pull any of Quandl's... Learn More

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Quandl

Course Creator

Quandl offers free and unlimited access to 8 million time-series datasets from 400 sources spanning finance, economics, society, health, energy, demography & more.