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Advanced Analytics with R and Tableau

By : Ruben Oliva Ramos, Jen Stirrup, Roberto Rösler
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Advanced Analytics with R and Tableau

By: Ruben Oliva Ramos, Jen Stirrup, Roberto Rösler

Overview of this book

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.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Advanced Analytics with R and Tableau
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
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About the Reviewers

Kyle Johnson is a data scientist based out of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He has a Masters Degree in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Grove City College. He is an adjunct data science professor at Carnegie Mellon, and his applied work focuses in the healthcare and life sciences domain. See his LinkedIn page for an updated resume and contact information:

Radovan Kavický is the principal data scientist and president at GapData Institute based in Bratislava, Slovakia, where he harnesses the power of data & wisdom of economics for public good. With an academic background in macroeconomics, he is a consultant and analyst by profession, with more than eight years of experience in consulting for clients from public and private sectors along with strong mathematical and analytical skills and the ability to deliver top-level research and analytical work.

He switched to Python, R, and Tableau from MATLAB, SAS, and Stata. Besides being a member of the Slovak Economic Association (SEA), Evangelist of Open Data, Open Budget Initiative, & Open Government Partnership, he is also the founder of PyData Bratislava, R <- Slovakia, and SK/CZ Tableau User Group (skczTUG). He has been the speaker at TechSummit (Bratislava, 2017) and at PyData (Berlin, 2017). He is also a member of the global Tableau #DataLeader network (2017).

You can follow him on Twitter at @radovankavicky, @GapDataInst, or @PyDataBA

For his full profile and experience, visit,, and GapData Institute,

Juan Tomás Oliva Ramos is an environmental engineer from the university of Guanajuato, with a master's degree in Administrative engineering and quality. He has more than five years of experience in: Management and development of patents, technological innovation projects and Development of technological solutions through the statistical control of processes.

He is a teacher of Statistics, Entrepreneurship and Technological development of projects since 2011. He has always maintained an interest for the improvement and the innovation in the processes through the technology. He became an entrepreneur mentor, technology management consultant and started a new department of technology management and entrepreneurship at Instituto Tecnologico Superior de Purisima del Rincon.

He has worked in the book: Wearable designs for Smart watches, Smart TV's and Android mobile devices

He has developed prototypes through programming and automation technologies for the improvement of operations, which have been registered to apply for his patent.