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» Data Science from ScratchJul 26, 10:05 PM

Yet another quick review of a book I purchased recently on O'Reilly; Data Science from Scratch, by Joel Grus. I will take advantage of this post to briefly review other related books.

» Stata for health researchersMay 29, 11:33 AM

Here is a quick review of the fourth edition of An introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, by Svend Juul and Morten Frydenberg.

» R Graphs CookbookJan 15, 02:50 PM

I just finished reading the R Graphs Cookbook* (2nd ed.), by Jaynal Abedin and Hrishi V. Mittal, edited by Packt Publishing.

» Bad DataNov 2, 09:03 PM

I just finished reading the Bad Data Handbook, edited by Q. Ethan McCallum (O'Reilly, 2013). This is a nice book with interesting chapters on data munging and data verification.

» Data science at the command-lineOct 12, 11:18 AM

Here is a short review of Data Science at the Command Line, by Jeroen Janssens (O'Reilly, 2014).

» Reproducible research with RApr 19, 11:03 AM

I just finished reading two recent books in the R Series from Chapman & Hall: Reproducible research with R and RStudio (Christopher Gandrud), and Dynamic documents with R and knitr (Yihui Xie).

» Twenty canonical questions in machine learningNov 7, 11:52 AM

Here are twenty canonical questions when using 'learning machines,' according to Malley and co-authors.

» Do a large amount of consultingJul 2, 09:39 PM

A nice quote from one of the latest AMSTAT News columns.

» Dose finding studies and cross-over trialsFeb 24, 09:00 AM

Here are some notes on cross-over trials and within-patient titration in indirect assays.

» Evidence-based medicine and clinical diagnosisFeb 23, 10:07 AM

I just started reading The evidence base of clinical diagnosis, edited by J. André Knottnerus and Frank Buntinx (Wiley, 2009, 2nd ed.).

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