Igor Anđelković

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How Valve experiments with the economics of video games

Valve Corp., the Bellevue-based video game company behind hit franchises like <i>Half-Life</i> and <i>Portal</i>, is a giant in the digital distribution of PC games. …

Some Thoughts on "Do we Need Hundreds of Classifiers to Solve Real World Classification Problems?"

Sorry for the blogging break. I’ve got a few planned for the next few weeks based on some work I’ve been doing.In the meantime, you should check out …

Predictive analytics set to become more valuable in light of rising CPIs

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Welcome

This is the companion website for <b>“Advanced R”</b>, a book in Chapman & Hall’s R Series. The book is designed primarily for R users who want to improve …

Teaching

Q&A: Zynga Stresses Visual Access to Its Vast Data Volumes | Transforming Data with Intelligence

Online Social Gaming Company Turns to Visual BI to Delve into Data<p>With over 230 million users monthly playing its games -- including FarmVille and …

Machine-Learning Maestro Michael Jordan on the Delusions of Big Data and Other Huge Engineering Efforts

Why We Should Stop Using Brain Metaphors When We Talk About Computing<p><b>IEEE Spectrum:</b> I infer from your writing that you believe there’s a lot of …

Churn Prediction and Prevention in High Value Players

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Campaign Rhetoric and Style on Facebook in the 2014 U.S. Midterms

<i>By Solomon Messing, Annie Franco, Arjun Wilkins, Dustin Cable, and Matthew Warshauer</i><p>During each U.S. election cycle, the Data Science Team looks at …

I declare the Bayesian vs. Frequentist debate over for data scientists

Rafael Irizarry 2014/10/13<p>In a recent New York Times article the “Frequentists versus Bayesians” debate was brought up once again. I agree with Roger:<p>…

Resources for developers and data scientists

Integrate Analytics Across Your Entire Business

An Accenture survey conducted last year found that only one in five companies said that they were “very satisfied” with the returns they’ve received from analytics to date. One of the reasons analytics is working for the companies in this select group is because they tend to deploy analytics …

Apache Kafka 0.8 training deck and tutorial

Today I am happy to share an extensive training deck on Apache Kafka version 0.8, which covers Kafka’s core concepts, operating Kafka in production, …

From Data to Insights: The Blueprint for Your Business

In 1910, Scottish writer and poet Andrew Lang said, "He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lampposts—for support rather than illumination." …

Acquainted

Why are we still teaching T-tests?

<i>The following post by Norm Matloff originally appeared on his blog, Mad(Data)Scientist, on September 15th. We rarely republish posts that have</i> …

CausalImpact: A new open-source package for estimating causal effects in time series

Wednesday, September 10, 2014<p>How can we measure the number of additional clicks or sales that an AdWords campaign generated? How can we estimate the …

Implementing Analytics in High-Traffic Social Games

Setting up a fail-proof analytics process that delivers information where and when they are needed comes with plenty of challenges in high traffic social gaming.<p>Social Point CTO, Marc Canaleta, explains in this Slideshare how Social Point has found a solution that is economic and highly scalable, …

Player Tracking & Analytics - 100% Free

One global player view<br>to rule them all<p>Launching your game in Asia is challenging enough without analytics getting in the way. That’s why our servers …

In-depth introduction to machine learning in 15 hours of expert videos

In January 2014, Stanford University professors Trevor Hastie and Rob Tibshirani (authors of the legendary Elements of Statistical Learning textbook) …

Machine Learning

Winston Chang’s "Interactive Graphics with ggvis" at useR! 2014

(This article was first published on <b>DataScience.LA » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Winston Chang’s “Interactive Graphics with ggvis” talk …

Data Visualization