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"Official"­ BARUG November 2013 Meetup

  • Nov 12, 2013 · 6:30 PM
  • A9

Agenda
6:30 - Pizza and networking
7:00 - Announcements
7:10 - Bora Beran: R and Tableau: Data Science at the Speed of Thought
7:30 - Norm Matloff: Parallel Coordinates
7:50 - Drew Linzer: Bayesian Methods

Data Science at the Speed of Thought
Integrate Tableau with R models and functions to explore data and construct dashboards of prepared models that allow viewers to interact with R scripts. Join us to see how you can use Tableau alongside R to speed up your data science projects and get them in front of more eyes, leading to smarter, data-driven business decisions.

Speaker Bios
Bora Beran is the Program Manager at Tableau Software focused on statistics & calculations, technical partnerships and query generation pipeline. Prior to joining Tableau, Bora worked at Microsoft Research, SQL Server and Windows HPC Server on tools and infrastructure for large scale computational modeling/simulations, data mining, visualization and knowledge representation. He holds a PhD from Drexel University and is a reviewer for several scholarly journals in the area of technical computing.

Norm Matloff is a professor of computer science at the University of California at Davis and a BARUG organizer. http://bit.ly/hp1b5v

Drew Linzer is a statistician and survey scientist. He has been on the faculty of Emory University and a visiting professor at Stanford University. Drew received a Ph.D. from UCLA in 2008. He is co-author of the R package poLCA for latent class analysis. Last year Drew gained considerable attention with his predictions of the presidential elections. http://votamatic.org/ Follow Drew on Twitter @DrewLinzer.

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