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Monday, June 27 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Ninja moves with data.table - learn by doing in a cookbook style workshop (Part 1)

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data.table is known for its speed on large data in RAM (e.g. 100GB) but it also has a consistent and flexible syntax for more advanced data manipulation tasks on small data too. First released to CRAN in 2006 it continues to grow in popularity. 180​ ​CRAN and Bioconductor packages now import or depend on data.table. Its StackOverflow tag has attracted 4,000 questions from users in many fields making it a top 3 asked about R package. It is the 7th most starred R package on GitHub.

This three hour tutorial will guide complete beginners from basic queries through to advanced topics via examples you will run on your laptop. There is a short learning curve to data.table but once it clicks it sticks.

For details, refer to tutorial description.

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Matt Dowle

H2O / data.table
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Arun Srinivasan

Open Analytics

Monday June 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:15pm PDT