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FEB 7, 2012 9:02am ET

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Omniscope and R

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Ask just about any data scientist or science of business BI specialist about critical components of her job, and she’s almost certain to mention data integration (munging), statistical analysis and visualization at the top of her list. Once the data are in place, the attention often turns from integration to the powerful combination of statistical analysis and visualization for discovery/exploration.

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Comments (2)
Hi Steve,

excellent post, but have you ever looked at http://rosuda.org/mondrian/? Open Source data visualization tool that also supports loading data directly from R workspaces

best, Jos

Posted by Jos v | Saturday, February 11 2012 at 1:50PM ET
Jos --

Thanks for the comment.

I actually have worked with Mondrian, and wrote an article on it 3 years ago. I haven't looked at later releases, and though I generally liked what I saw then, I wouldn't put it in the class of Tableau or Omniscope now.

If I'm not mistaken, there were some memory limitations. And while I remember reading R data, I don't recall the ability to use the R language on non-R data like you can in Omniscope. R in Omniscope is thus a powerful "munging" language.

Best, Steve

Posted by steve m | Sunday, February 12 2012 at 8:18AM ET
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