Text Analytics – Getting insights from text

Technology revolution is changing every aspect of the human life. Media and Marketing are no different. Among all the technologies that are contributing to the advancement, Data Science is at the forefront. As Text Data is being continuously generated and consumed in various formats and sizes from a number of varied sources, it is becoming … Continue reading Text Analytics – Getting insights from text

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R – your tool for data analysis

R‬ is a language and environment for Statistical Computing and Graphics. R provides a free/open source, cross­-platform, object-oriented environment to perform data analysis and visualisation tasks. Strength of R lies in its vibrant community, robust package repository and strong graphics capabilities. ‪ R provides all necessary tools required for various stages of a data analysis … Continue reading R – your tool for data analysis

AlphaGo: Possible repercussions and India

ET's editorial on March 11, 2016 talks about AlphaGo and draws some interesting sketches. At one point, "An AI-run factory, goes a joke, employs just a man and a dog. The dog's job is to keep the man away from the factory. Why have the man at all, in that case? Someone has to feed … Continue reading AlphaGo: Possible repercussions and India

Call for Participation – Short-term Courses on Data Science at CDAC, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai

We are living in a Data Age. Data is being continuously generated and consumed in various formats, and sizes from a number of varied sources. This data can be a big asset if stored, processed and analysed efficiently in real time with the help of intelligent algorithms. There is a growing interest to utilize such … Continue reading Call for Participation – Short-term Courses on Data Science at CDAC, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai

Data Handling with R

Overview Raw Vs Processed data Reading data into R Pre-processing Summary analysis Useful data sources Raw Vs Processed data Raw data: Original source of data Comes in wide varieties Hard to use directly for data analysis exercise. Needs to be processed. Processed data Ready for data analysis. Processing involves transforming, subsetting, merging etc. Processing should … Continue reading Data Handling with R

Getting started with R

Overview What is R? R's correspondence with S R features Useful URLs Installing R, RStudio R and Statistics Using R - Getting Started What is R? R is a language and environment for Statistical Computing and Graphics. It is based on S - a language earlier developed at Bell Labs. R features: Cross-platform Free/Open Source … Continue reading Getting started with R

Google, G-mail, Google+ and our Privacy

Yesterday, I received a mail from G-mail team in my account about enabling of a feature that will suggest Google+ contacts in G-mail, while composing a mail. Text of that mail is reproduced below verbatim: ------------------------------------------- Gmail update: Reach more people you know Ever wanted to email someone you know, but haven't yet exchanged email addresses? Starting this week, when you're composing … Continue reading Google, G-mail, Google+ and our Privacy

Sangrah – Knowledge Repository for FOSS in Education from CDAC, Mumbai

CDAC, Mumbai has announced the beta release of portal Sangrah - Knowledge Repository for FOSS in Education . This portal contains resources about different categories like Learning Management System, Content Management System, etc. It also contains user experiences for these categories, comparative analysis of various tools from these categories, specialised search, and collaboration facility for … Continue reading Sangrah – Knowledge Repository for FOSS in Education from CDAC, Mumbai