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Revolution Analytics to Discuss Next-Generation Big Data Analytics at DeveloperWeek 2013

Executives to Share Insight on Data Science with Open Source Project R and Predictive Modeling

Revolution Analytics, the leading commercial provider of software, services and support for the open source R project, today announced that David Smith, vice president of marketing and community, and Joseph Rickert, technical marketing manager, will present at DeveloperWeek 2013. The event will take place at the SPUR Urban Center in San Francisco from February 1-7, 2013.

As a thriving open-source project, R is supported by a community of more than 2 million users and thousands of developers worldwide. Among data scientists, R is the go-to statistical language for data munging, data visualization and predictive modeling. At the DeveloperWeek event on Wednesday February 6, Smith will provide an introduction to data science with R and an overview of its many applications.

What: "A Brief Introduction to Data Science with R"

Who: David Smith, Revolution Analytics

When: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. PST

Where: Room 1, SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco

After Smith's introduction to the R language, Rickert will discuss the issues involved in using R to analyze large data sets. He will describe RevoScaleR, the R package that ships with Revolution R Enterprise, for working with large data sets and show examples of predictive models built with RevoScaleR functions. On January 17, Revolution R Enterprise was awarded the Big Data Technologies Top Innovator Award by Developer Week for its superior capabilities.

What: "Predictive Modeling with Big Data in R"

Who: Joe Rickert, Revolution Analytics

When: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2:10 p.m. PST

Where: Room 1, SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco

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About Revolution Analytics

Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and services based on the open source R project for statistical computing. The company brings high performance, productivity and enterprise readiness to R, the most powerful statistics language in the world. The company's flagship Revolution R Enterprise product is designed to meet the production needs of large organizations in industries such as finance, life sciences, retail, manufacturing and media. Used by over two million analysts in academia and at cutting-edge companies such as Google, Bank of America and Acxiom, R has emerged as the standard of innovation in statistical analysis. Revolution Analytics is committed to fostering the continued growth of the R community through sponsorship of the community site, funding worldwide R user groups and offering free licenses of Revolution R Enterprise to everyone in academia.

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