data analysis Archive

2 Mar 2016

Social Network Analysis of political parties in Slovakia

The article is about the use of social network analysis for an analysis of active followers of political parties in Slovakia and their structure. It is the first part of the project, testing the difference between Facebook
29 Feb 2016

Time in Power BI – how to filter your data based on time?

One of the first issues that anyone working with Power BI has to deal with, is the issue of time in Power BI. Let’s say that you have successfully downloaded data, you managed to create wonderful graphs and
3 Feb 2016

Facebook API and R – how to deal with time limit

I have already shared a great tutorial on how to use R and start getting data for an analysis from Facebook via its API (find an article here). However, it covers only the basic issues of Facebook
25 Jan 2016

Common problems with data frames in R

It is rather obvious to say, but data frames in R are one of the most interesting features of this programming language. However, sometimes they might not be the easiest to understand and use. The DataCamp Team
12 Jan 2016

Online research: not demographics, but intent?

Think with Google team published an interesting article about an analysis of online target audience. Based on a study they conducted with Millward Brown Digital Agency, they argue that (at least for users with mobile devices), it
6 Jan 2016

Social Network Analysis & R: An amazing tutorial

In case that you are interested in learning to use social network analysis, you may find this tutorial to be very useful. It is prepared by people from Stanford university. And the greatest thing about it is
28 Dec 2015

Analyze Facebook data using R

When you browse the internet, looking for help with getting data from Facebook within R interface, you would probably find several websites, which already link to this wonderful blog. For complete R newbies, I would just add
21 Oct 2015

Calculated metrics in Google Analytics

Recently, Google Analytics introduced a new feature – calculated metric. What it is? “Calculated metrics grant you greater flexibility in deriving insights by enabling you to perform basic calculations on metrics right there in the interface –
8 Oct 2015

Don’t forget about Wikipedia for web analysis

A group of authors had published a very interesting study “Wikipedia Page View Reflects Web Search Trend“. It may be very helpful for web analysis. They argued that: We “investigate whether search frequency can be estimated from
4 Sep 2015

Using data to predict the success of top models in next season

A very interesting article was published by Sciencedaily. “Researchers at Indiana University have predicted the popularity of new faces to the world of modeling with over 80 percent accuracy using advanced computational methods and data from Instagram.”