Past Meetup

R Benutzer Treffen Köln / R user meeting in Cologne

This Meetup is past

27 people went

Eyeo GmbH

Lichtstraße 25 · 50825 Köln

How to find us

Go to the back of the building, take the lift or stairs to the 4th floor.

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Thanks to everyone who participated in the topics survey! It's been a while since our last meetup and it's definitely time to gather again. Same time same place, this time with two top speakers from overseas, that is, if you consider the English Channel a sea ;)
Jo has been with us before, he will present LIME. Aimee will share a cool data analysis/visualization presentation with us. Her presentation is gonna be a remote presentation, fingers crossed the technology god is with us and everything works out smoothly!


18:00 Welcome

18:15 Short and crisp presentation of the results of the topics survey: Which topics interest you most?

18:30 Talks:

Jo-Fai Chow from H2O ( - Making Multimillion-dollar Baseball Decisions with H2O AutoML and Shiny

Joe recently teamed up with IBM and Aginity to create a proof of concept "Moneyball" app for the IBM Think conference in Vegas. The original goal was to prove that different tools (e.g. H2O, Aginity AMP, IBM Data Science Experience, R and Shiny) could work together seamlessly for common business use-cases. Little did Joe know, the app would be used by Ari Kaplan (the real "Moneyball" guy) to validate the future performance of some baseball players. Ari recommended one player to a Major League Baseball team. The player was signed the next day with a multimillion-dollar contract. This talk is about Joe's journey to a real "Moneyball" application.

Aimee Gott from Mango Solutions ( - Around the world in 80 lines of R
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From 19:30 Klönen & Kölsch

Pizzas and drinks will be provided.