Advanced Analytics with R and Tableau

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Learn
  • Integrate Tableau's analytics with the industry-standard, statistical prowess of R.
  • Make R function calls in Tableau, and visualize R functions with Tableau using RServe.
  • Use the CRISP-DM methodology to create a roadmap for analytics investigations.
  • Implement various supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms in R to return values to Tableau.
  • Make quick, cogent, and data-driven decisions for your business using advanced analytical techniques such as forecasting, predictions, association rules, clustering, classification, and other advanced Tableau/R calculated field functions.
About

Tableau and R offer accessible analytics by allowing a combination of easy-to-use data visualization along with industry-standard, robust statistical computation.

Moving from data visualization into deeper, more advanced analytics? This book will intensify data skills for data viz-savvy users who want to move into analytics and data science in order to enhance their businesses by harnessing the analytical power of R and the stunning visualization capabilities of Tableau. Readers will come across a wide range of machine learning algorithms and learn how descriptive, prescriptive, predictive, and visually appealing analytical solutions can be designed with R and Tableau. In order to maximize learning, hands-on examples will ease the transition from being a data-savvy user to a data analyst using sound statistical tools to perform advanced analytics.

By the end of this book, you will get to grips with advanced calculations in R and Tableau for analytics and prediction with the help of use cases and hands-on examples.

Features
  • A comprehensive guide that will bring out the creativity in you to visualize the results of complex calculations using Tableau and R
  • Combine Tableau analytics and visualization with the power of R using this step-by-step guide
  • Wondering how R can be used with Tableau? This book is your one-stop solution.
Page Count 178
Course Length 5 hours 20 minutes
ISBN 9781786460110
Date Of Publication 21 Aug 2017

Authors

Jen Stirrup

Jen Stirrup is a data strategist and technologist, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and a Microsoft Regional Director, a tech community advocate, a public speaker and blogger, a published author, and a keynote speaker. Jen is the founder of a boutique consultancy based in the UK, Data Relish, which focuses on delivering successful business intelligence and artificial intelligence solutions that add real value to customers worldwide. She has featured on the BBC as a guest expert on topics relating to data.

Ruben Oliva Ramos

Ruben Oliva Ramos is a computer systems engineer from Tecnologico de Leon Institute, with a master's degree in computer and electronic systems engineering and a specialization in teleinformatics and networking from the University of Salle Bajio in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. He has more than 5 years of experience of developing web applications to control and monitor devices connected with Arduino and Raspberry Pi, using web frameworks and cloud services to build the Internet of Things applications.

He is a mechatronics teacher at the University of Salle Bajio and teaches students of the master's degree in design and engineering of mechatronics systems. Ruben also works at Centro de Bachillerato Tecnologico Industrial 225 teaching subjects such as electronics, robotics and control, automation, and microcontrollers. He is a consultant and developer for projects in areas such as monitoring systems and datalogger data using technologies (such as Android, iOS, HTML5, and ASP.NET), databases (such as SQlite, MongoDB, and MySQL), web servers, hardware programming, and control and monitor systems for data acquisition and programming.