What happens out there? In the Real-World, With R

This talk contains two sections predominantly - 1st explaining what’s all (non-obvious) that are possible with R and 2nd, How well-known organizations are using R in their company. R is one of the most popular programming languages preferred in Data Science / Analytics.

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Outline/Structure of the Talk


Learning Outcome

Knowing the power of R, better!

Target Audience

Those who are already in Data science

schedule Submitted 3 months ago

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  • Usha Rengaraju
    By Usha Rengaraju  ~  2 months ago
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    Hi Abdul ,

    Thank you for the proposal submission. Could be please mention the learning outcomes for this talk and not point it to github link. 

    Thanks and Regards,

    Usha Rengaraju


  • Dr. Vikas Agrawal
    By Dr. Vikas Agrawal  ~  3 months ago
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    Dear Abdul: I am trying to understand what R-specific problem solutions do you plan to show. Also, I am trying to see what specific advantages of R exist for enterprise deployments. Do you plan to cover these? Warm Regards, Vikas

    • AbdulMajedRaja
      By AbdulMajedRaja  ~  2 months ago
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      Hello Dr. Vikas, Did that help you?
    • AbdulMajedRaja
      By AbdulMajedRaja  ~  3 months ago
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      Hello Dr. Vikas, Current plan is to cover the stuff in the deck where in the 2nd part it covers about a few companies like Uber / SO/ Airbnb on how they're using R internally. But if that's of something your interest and if you think would help audience. I can add that too - There's a case of T-mobile doing that - using R in Production (along with Deep learning models). 


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