Author: Francisco de Abreu e Lima

UMAP clustering in Python

UMAP clustering in Python

Embracing Python in this tutorial series has long been a matter of time. For the last five years I have been championing R mostly because of its wide applicability and quite frankly, my own convenience. However, there is little any programming language can do to singlehandedly solve a variety of statistical and computational challenges and … Continue reading UMAP clustering in Python

Audio classification in R

Audio classification in R

Visiting Berlin in December 2013, some friends and I spent one evening at the White Trash, a rockabilly-vibe bar decorated with hanging skeletons and a couple of conspicuous portraits of Ian "Lemmy", the late frontman of Motörhead. Incidentally, I remember trying to guess what song was playing at a certain moment when a friend opened Shazam from … Continue reading Audio classification in R

Bayesian models in R

If there was something that always frustrated me was not fully understanding Bayesian inference. Sometime last year, I came across an article about a TensorFlow-supported R package for Bayesian analysis, called greta. Back then, I searched for greta tutorials and stumbled on this blog post that praised a textbook called Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in … Continue reading Bayesian models in R