R Analytics Tool — NI Analytics India

R is also the name of a popular programming language used by a growing number of data analysts inside corporations and academia. It is becoming their lingua franca partly because data mining has entered a golden age, whether being used to set ad prices, find new drugs more quickly or fine-tune financial models.

Why ‘R’?

R is a statistical tool/platform/programming language which is free and open-source. It is built by academicians/statisticians who continuously provide libraries (customized functions) for new and emerging statistical techniques.

  • Cutting-edge statistics with ‘R’- It is important to take notice of quite a few packages that are not available in any other statistical tool in the market currently. Read about the new technique called ‘glmnet’ which is a state-of-the-art modeling package that handles the prediction of interval and categorical dependent variables efficiently.
  • R has powerful graphics capabilities
  • R is already being used by some Bigshots- Companies like Google and Facebook (to name a few) are already using it for in-house analytics. An event was organized some time back where representatives from Google and Facebook discussed their experiences with R.
     
     
     Make ‘R’ work for you
  • Getting ‘R’-R is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS.
  • Using ‘R’-R is an intuitive statistical tool which requires a user to spend some time (a day or half!) in the beginning to understand its structure. Once this is done, subsequent use of R becomes effortless. Numerous well written tutorials are available at the end of this article
  • ‘R’ is a great tool for creating complicated plots and charts which are publication quality. A Sales dashboard made using R graphics. For avid EXCEL users, a video tutorial shows how R can be of help.
  • ‘R’ also allows data input from SAS, EXCEL , SPSS, STATA and SYSTAT to name a few.

Industry acceptance of ‘R’

  • SAS GLOBAL FORUM, WASHINGTON (Mar. 23, 2009) — SAS, the leader in business analytics, is expanding analytical options for its customers with a new interface to R open-source statistical software. SAS’ initial integration with R is included in SAS/IML Studio 3.2 (formerly SAS Stat Studio)

· R is used in Government regulated clinical research in the US and has approval of the FDA.

What is so cool about ‘R’?

  • R can be used to provide analytics on the Web- Embeddings for Apache server are available which embed R on a server and a user can interact with it via a web browser
  • R can be embedded in EXCEL- This may require an intermediate-advanced degree of familiarity with R and VBA, but for seasoned VBA users, embedding R in EXCEL will provide them with a whole new range of statistics and graphic capabilities not seen in current versions of EXCEL.
  • ‘R’ can be used to display animations- using R to illustrate key statistical concepts.
  • Community support in R is very mature and most newbie’s get a great deal of help by posting to the r-help list. Responses come from professors/statisticians/ programmers/ advanced users which fosters learning in a more holistic manner, since most newbie’s are instructed in how to solve their R programming issues with relevant insights into the statistics involved.

NI Analytics India one of the best R training in Bangalore. Since R training is gaining more exposure and is becoming more popular, it is currently one of the best course available in all the best training institutes in Bangalore

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