How to Connect Filters to a Combo Box (Control)
18 August 2018 | by Tim Bock
Displayr allows you to create filters which can be applied to analyses to see different patterns in your data. However, you can also create filters...

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Installing R Packages From Github
Installing R Packages from GitHub
17 August 2018 | by Tim Bock
Often interesting new R packages are only available on GitHub. This post shows how to install an R package from GitHub, in each of R,...

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Example of a Sankey Diagram
How to Create Sankey Diagrams From Tables (Data Frames) Using R
17 August 2018 | by Tim Bock
In this post I show how you can use R to create a Sankey Diagram when your data is set up as a table (data...

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How to Create Alternative-Specific Choice Model Designs in Displayr
16 August 2018 | by Jake Hoare
In a standard choice experiment, respondents are presented with alternatives which have a common set of attributes. Alternative-specific designs relax this requirement and are designed to...

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How to Guarantee* Your Kickstarter Will Succeed!
15 August 2018 | by Madeleine Picard
*We can't actually guarantee the success of your Kickstarter. Sorry! But we can show you what the data says about past Kickstarters, and the factors...

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How to Create a Bump Chart (Ranking Plot) from a Table Using Displayr
13 August 2018 | by Tim Bock
Bump charts, also known as ranking plots, are a great way to compare rankings of information by groups. Displayr assumes that your data is in...

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Using ‘Small Multiples’ Visualizations for Big Success
07 August 2018 | by Tim Bock
What's better than one big chart? Lots of small charts! The most common name for a series of small charts in a table layout is...

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How Many Rats Does it Take to Power a Lightbulb?
07 August 2018 | by Madeleine Picard
Have you ever wondered how many rats it would take to power a light bulb? No, we hadn't either. But now we can't stop thinking...

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How Random Forests Fit to Data
06 August 2018 | by Jake Hoare
A random forest is a collection of decision trees. The forest learns patterns in data and makes predictions based on those patterns. In this post,...

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How is Splitting Decided for Decision Trees?
02 August 2018 | by Jake Hoare
Decision trees are a machine learning technique for making predictions. They are built by repeatedly splitting training data into smaller and smaller samples. This post...

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How to Use Hierarchical Bayes for Choice Modeling In R
31 July 2018 | by Mathew McLean
You want to understand how your customers make decisions efficiently. Today, customers more so than ever undergo an incredibly complex decision making process. Normally, accurately...

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Top 2 Box Score
How to Create a Top 2 Box Score in Q
31 July 2018 | by Daren Jackson
Every market researcher needs to know how to create a Top 2 Box Score. In today's post, I'll you how you can easily do it...

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What is a Random Forest?
How is Variable Importance Calculated for a Random Forest?
30 July 2018 | by Jake Hoare
After training a random forest, it is natural to ask which variables have the most predictive power. Variables with high importance are drivers of the...

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How to Automatically Update think-cell Charts in PowerPoint
28 July 2018 | by Tim Bock
think-cell is a popular charting add-in for PowerPoint. Q can be used to automatically update think-cell charts with new data (new surveys or filtered data,...

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Using Covariates to Improve Your MaxDiff Model
How to use Covariates to Improve your MaxDiff Model
27 July 2018 | by Mathew McLean
Ready to improve the accuracy of your MaxDiff model? Today, I'll explain why you'll want to include covariates in your model and how to include...

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What’s in a Name? A Data Science Analysis of Smartphone Marketing
26 July 2018 | by Madeleine Picard
Are you the kind of person who would queue outside an Apple store overnight to be the first to score the latest iPhone? Or maybe...

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The Accuracy of Hierarchical Bayes When the Data Contains Segments
26 July 2018 | by Tim Bock
There are two main techniques we can use to analyze MaxDiff and choice modeling data (aka discrete choice experiments, choice-based conjoint, CBC): latent class analysis...

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How to Compute Moving Averages in Q
25 July 2018 | by Carmen Chan
We have previously written about how to use moving averages to display trends in a chart. However, there are occasions when the smoothed values themselves...

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