Using R for Data Mining

Talk given at NCAF, September 2007

NCAF is the Natural Computation Applications Forum %EXT%. We meet four times a year to discuss computer systems inspired by natural systems (e.g. how ants communicate) and how it can be used to do useful things!

In September 2007, I gave a talk entitled An Introduction to R - Free software for repeatable statistics, visualisation and modeling

Note that to run the examples, you may need to install extra libraries.

Learn R

There are plenty of online courses, and build in help. A good start is the R command
which will bring up an introductory text in your web browser.

R FAQs %EXT% - Including "How do I install R?"

Ingo Ruczinski's 5 part Course Introducing R

An Introduction to Statistical Computing in R %EXT% - John Fox, Mc Masters University / UCLA

Simple R %EXT% - basis of the book "Using R for Introductory Statistics"

CRAN (R Archive) List of Contributed Documentation %EXT%

R Manuals %EXT%

R Data Mining generally

Rattle - R GUI for data mining %EXT%

Papers on Random Forests / cforest and variable selection %EXT% - Carolin Strobl

CRAN Machine Learning Section %EXT%


You can see demos of R accessed through a web interface %EXT% - for example you can enter and run your own R commands %EXT%

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