NYC R Programming Classes – starting on July 13th, 2014 (this coming Sunday)

We are happy to announce our 6th offering R class at NYC in the past 10 months.  R community is booming. Learn Data Science at the heart of NYC with us! You can sign up for our Sunday Intensive beginner level R classes at NYC Data Science Academy (click to sign up) or [email protected] more info. Brief: The course (which will meet five Sundays) will start from the basics, introducing the building blocks used for programming in R and building intuition for writing clean and robust code. We will move on to cover data analysis, applications of statistical techniques, and...

Jun 26-27, 2014 – Introduction to Data Science with R in NYC

You can either register from eventbrite or our school site NYC Data Science Academy. Date: Thursday/Friday , June 26th and 27th, 2014 Time:  9:00am to 5:00pm Location: 500 7th Ave, 17th Floor, glass door classroom, New York, NY 10018 NYC Data Science Academy, training subbrand of SupStat (Official Training partner with RStudio Inc) is hosting our two day Introduction to Data Science with R course in New York City this June. This is a two-day workshop, designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to R. We'll get you programing and analyzing data with R in no time. All participa...

The 7th China R Conference in Beijing

The 7th China R Conference in Beijing was held on May 24th ~May 25th in Renmin University of China. SupStat is really happy and honored to sponsor and attend this meeting. This is the largest ever R conference in China with 1814 registrations online and even 50 more requests of attendance with the help of special connections and friendship, after the online application system closed! At last the free and limited seats had to be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis.As we could see from the below, people sit on the floor, lean on the wall, wait at the door, for this free an...

Install RStudio Server on centOS6.5

      My system is 64-bit centOS 6.5. The 64-bit version then is 0.98.766 and the following error  appeared when installing RStudio Server preview version: [[email protected] download]# rpm -ivh rstudio-server-0.98.766-x86_64.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libcrypto.so.6()(64bit) is needed by rstudio-server-0.98.766-1.x86_64 libgfortran.so.1()(64bit) is needed by rstudio-server-0.98.766-1.x86_64 libssl.so.6()(64bit) is needed by rstudio-server-0.98.766-1.x86_64 Refer to an article on stackoverflow: yum install libcrypto.so.6 -y yum install libgfortran.so.1 -y yum ...

Node.js Express 3.0 development Basic

Introduction Through Node.js, JavaScript become ideal tool for server applications. And through jQuery, JavaScript is excellent tool for browser development. Recently we learnt about the Express 3.0 in Node.js. The book we were referring to was talking about Express2.x, so we were meeting some difficulties when learning Express3.0. We would love to share with you how we overcame them.   <<Node.js toolkit>> ©2014, Conan Zhang and Vivian S. Zhang. All rights Reserved. The corresponding post written in Chinese can be found at Conan Zhang’s blog. Please contact vivian....

Node.js Development Environment—Ubuntu

Introduction We will use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. If you are using Mac, you can follow the instruction on Installation of VMWare Fusion and Ubuntu. Once your Ubuntu is up, use shortcut Ctrl+Alt+T to open your terminal window. <<Node.js toolkit>> ©2014, Conan Zhang and Vivian S. Zhang. All rights Reserved. The corresponding post written in Chinese can be found at Conan Zhang's blog. Please [email protected] you are interested to publish it in English. <<Node.js toolkit>> will introduce you to use Javescript as server side script and use ...

Series of our new book — Node.js Toolkit

<<Node.js toolkit>> ©2014, Conan Zhang and Vivian S. Zhang. All rights Reserved. The corresponding post written in Chinese can be found at Conan Zhang’s blog. Please contact [email protected] you are interested to publish it in English. <<Node.js toolkit>>  will introduce you to use Javescript as server side script and use node.js framework to develop website. Nodejs framework is based on the V8 engine which is the fastest Javascript engine. Chrome browser is also based on V8. It is very smooth even when you open 20 to 30 pages simultaneously. Node.js sta...

SVD and Image Compression(by Shiny! Yes!)

We have a brilliant Shiny application demonstrating Image Compression with Singular Value Decomposition. One could get a sense ofm SVD quickly from it: https://yihui.shinyapps.io/imgsvd/. ImgSVD made by Nan Xiao, who is Data Analyst Intern at SupStat and Yihui Xie who is Software Engineer at RStudio, also advisory Data Scientist at SupStat Inc. The interface looks like the following:  Singular Value Decomposition is a complex technique. It is a matrix factorization and is widely used in dimensionality reduction. Its result is an approximation of a matrix, and it is flexible because we ...

Upcoming NYC R Programming Classes

It is our pleasure to once again offer the intensive R beginner level course for the third time! Beginning this Sunday, the 35 hour course will walk you through the basic operations and characteristics of R, all the way to having a firm understanding of data manipulation and visualization.Also launching this weekend are two brand new courses, Data Visualization for D3 and Data Science for Python, both for the beginner level. Taught by preeminent data scientists in New York City, these beginner NYC Data Science Academy courses are the best introduction to the exciting world of R, open dat...

Who We Are

Written by Vivian Zhang, Edited by Jennifer Morris SupStat was born in 2012 out of the collaboration of 60+ of individuals who met through a well known non-profit organization in China, Capital of Statistics.The SupStat team met through analytical volunteer work and through various collaborations on R packages. SupStat’s founders and team members are also a significant driving force in the New York City data science community through the NYC Open Data Meetup. SupStat offers consulting services in the areas of R development, data visualization, and big data solutions. We are experience...