Want to obtain a specific dataset from a website which does not have an API? In this post, I explain how to do this by scraping data using Python, how you determine whether it is allowed to scrape a specific page and more.
In this blog article, you will learn you how to set up a dashboard with the flexdashboard package, how to integrate interactive widgets and how to deploy the app on shinyapps.io.
Never heard of non-standard evaluation? Then our colleague Markus has the perfect answer for you: Bang Bang! In this blog post, Markus introduces meta-programming when using dplyr.
It is June and nearly half of the year is over, marking the middle between Christmas 2018 and 2019. Last year in autumn, I’ve published a blog post about predicting Wham’s “Last Christmas” search volume using Google Trends data with different types of neural network architectures. Of course, now I want to know how good the predictions were, compared to …
In my last blog post, I have elaborated on the Bagging algorithm and showed its prediction performance via simulation. Here, I want to go into the details on how to simulate the bias and variance of a nonparametric regression fitting method using R. These kinds of questions arise here at STATWORX when developing, for example, new machine learning algorithms or …
Do you want to optimise your code but don’t know where to start? In this post I guide you through my thought process when I optimised my code.
In our series of explaining method in 100 lines of code, we tackle random forest this time! We build it from scratch and explore it’s functions.
Could you #BeatTheAI? We let deep learning have a go at Super Mario’s first level and compared it to human players. Here we explain how we did it!
Is it cheaper to fill up your gas tank in the evening? Many car drivers have their own theories and myths about refuelling. Our colleague Jakob tackled 6 of these myths using statistics in his latest blog post.