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RDataMining Group has 10,000 members today

posted Feb 11, 2015, 1:13 PM by Yanchang Zhao

RDataMining Group on LinkedIn has 10,000 members today! Join us for knowledge & experience sharing on R & Data Mining http://group.rdatamining.com

UIUC and Stanford free online courses on data mining

posted Feb 8, 2015, 6:05 AM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Feb 8, 2015, 6:05 AM ]

See a couple of free online courses on data mining provided by UIUC and Standford University at Course & Seminar News.

Seminar: Text Analytics -- Natural Language into Big Data, Canberra, Tuesday 17 February

posted Feb 3, 2015, 3:48 AM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Feb 3, 2015, 3:49 AM ]

Topic: Text Analytics: Natural Language into Big Data

Speaker: Dr. Leif Hanlen, Technology Director at NICTA

Date: Tuesday 17 February

Time: 5.30pm for a 6pm start

Cost: Nil

Where: SAS Offices, 12 Moore Street, Canberra, ACT 2600

Registration URL: http://www.iapa.org.au/Event/TextAnalyticsNaturalLanguageIntoBigData 

Jobs on Data Science and Analytics

posted Jan 7, 2015, 12:57 AM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Jan 7, 2015, 12:57 AM ]

See several jobs on data science and analytics at Job News.

R and Data Mining – Examples and Case Studies now in Chinese

posted Dec 1, 2014, 12:44 PM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Dec 1, 2014, 12:44 PM ]

My book titled R and Data Mining – Examples and Case Studies now has its Chinese version, translated by researchers at South China University of Technology, and published by China Machine Press in September 2014. It is sold in China only, at a price of RMB 49 Yuan. If you are in China, it is an opportunity to get a copy of the book at a bargain price.

R and Data Mining Workshop at AusDM 2014

posted Nov 24, 2014, 3:12 AM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Nov 24, 2014, 3:13 AM ]

I will run a half-day workshop on R and Data Mining at the AusDM 2014 conference in Brisbane, Thursday afternoon, 27 November. At the workshop, I will present a few topics on data mining with R, including
  •     Introduction to Data Mining with R
  •     Association Rule Mining with R
  •     Text Mining with R -- an Analysis of Twitter Data
  •     Regression and Classification with R
  •     Data Clustering with R

See details and slides of the workshop at http://ausdm14.ausdm.org/workshop.

RDataMining Seminar at Australian Customs

posted Oct 29, 2014, 3:32 AM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Oct 29, 2014, 3:34 AM ]

I will give a seminar at Australian Customs and Border Protection Service on 30 Oct 2014, on association rule mining and classification with R. See seminar slides at Documents.

Invited Talk at Twitter in San Francisco, Friday 10 October

posted Oct 9, 2014, 7:39 AM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Oct 9, 2014, 7:41 AM ]

I will give a talk on R and Data Mining at Twitter in San Francisco, US on Friday 10 October. 

Invited Talk at Amazon in Seattle, 8 October

posted Sep 24, 2014, 7:22 PM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Sep 24, 2014, 7:24 PM ]

I will give a talk on R and Data Mining at Amazon in Seattle on 8 October, based on the RDataMining Slide Series. The topics of the talk include classification, text mining and association rule mining with R.

Keynote Talk at CONAIS 2014

posted Sep 18, 2014, 3:45 AM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Sep 18, 2014, 3:46 AM ]

I will give a keynote talk on Analysing Twitter Data with Text Mining and Social Network Analysis at CONAIS 2014 conference in Mexico in Oct. Prior to the conference, I will also deliver a one-day training on R and data mining at Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT) in Mexico. The slides of the one-day training are available at "Documents" (see RDataMining Slides Series).

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