Past Events

Presentations
25April 2019 Hannah Frick

Good Practice for R Packages
Hannah Frick

In this presentation, Hannah explains how to use the {goodpractice} package which offers advice on what to avoid when building an R package and suggestions on code formatting, structure and many other great features.

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25April 2019 speaker name

Collecting clean and usable data for better reliability modelling
Carles Campos

Carles is a Data Scientist and founder of RealiableDynamics, a computer software company that develops basic applications with modern technologies specialising in reliability engineering and predictive maintenance.

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26September 2019 Ruben Guerrero Ramirez

Understanding behavioural data with PCA in R
Rubén Guerrero Ramírez

Rubén is a Data Scientist with broad knowledge of applied statistics, machine learning techniques and programming skills such as Python, R, SQL and SPSS. He is experienced in mentoring others and teaching concepts of Machine Learning, programming and statistics. He also had the opportunity to consult companies about their Data Analysis strategy.

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26September 2019 Christopher Collins

Moving Projects into Production
Chris Collins

Chris is a Data Scientist working at Glovo, a global food delivery startup with headquarters in Barcelona. Whilst currently working on models for customer retention, Chris is primarily interested in the process of creating reliable 'data products' which can be used in high-impact business tasks.

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03December 2019 Colin Fay

Building Production Grade Shiny Apps with {golem}
Colin Fay

Colin works at ThinkR , a french agency focused on everything R-related. During the day, he helps companies to take full advantage of the power of R, by providing training (from beginner to expert), tools (packages, shiny apps...) and infrastructure. His main areas of expertise are data & software engineering, web applications, and R in production. During the night, Colin is also an hyperactive open source developer and an open data advocate. You can find a lot of his work on his GitHub account. He is also active in the Data Science community in France, especially in his home town Rennes, where he founded the data-blogging website, co-founded the Breizh Data Club association, and organises the Breizh Data Club Meetups.

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Workshops
25April 2019 Nicolas Attalides

Introduction to Shiny
Nicolas Attalides

This workshop covers the basics for building a Shiny app such as create a user interface and server scripts, specify what the inputs and outputs will be as well as explore widgets and reactivity and finally how to share your app.

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26Sepember 2019 Nicolas Attalides

Introduction to Data Manipulation
Nicolas Attalides

This workshop covers the basics for doing data manulipulation in R. You will learn to use the “verbs” with {dplyr} then improve your code workflow with {magrittr} and some imple string manipulations using {stringr}.

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03December 2019 Nicolas Attalides

Introduction to RStudio and Shiny servers
Nicolas Attalides

During this workshop we use Google Cloud Platform (GCP) in order to learn how to setup a GCP Virtual Machine instance. We then use this VM and we learn the basic step-by-step process to setup an RStudio server and a Shiny server. Then we learn how to host and share a simple Shiny app online.

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