Tag Archives: data science

Top 10 Data Science Techniques

Data science can mean different things to different people, but we can try to define it by the techniques a data scientist tends to use. A recent online poll gave a top 10 of algorithms and methods used by Data Scientists. This post goes through that top 10 list of data science techniques to flesh… Read More »

Load Excel Files Into R

Whether we like it or not Excel is a common tool for working with data, so we often find ourselves wanting to load Excel files into R. In this post I show you a simple method for how to import data from different sheets of an Excel workbook into R. The way I like to… Read More »

From Statistics To Data Science

From Statistics To Data Science If you have a background in statistics, you may be in a good position to capitalise on the current demand for data scientists. Data science jobs and careers are often well paid, and practioners are in high demand. One way to move from statistics to data science would be to… Read More »