• Association Rule Mining in R

    I’m currently following Pattern Discovery in Data Mining on Coursera from Illinois university and was introduced to association rule mining, a method of finding frequent itemsets in large databases. I then found a chapter in Yanchang Zhao’s R and Data Mining on the subject which, despite being pretty savagely ripped...


  • iManage Powershell module

    If your organisation uses iManage as its content management system then the iManage Powershell module is a really powerful tool for mining that data. It allows you to write complex queries to filter documents of interest and downlad them to disc in native format. Download the module and load it...


  • Microsoft Data Culture Event

    Recently attended an event by Microsoft on their new ‘Data Culture’, as championed by Mr. Nadella himself, and the shiny new toys associated with it. This is the first Microsoft event I’ve been to and it was a pretty relaxed and open affair; a change on previous years according to...


  • Meta-Post: How to make this site

    As a first blog post I thought I’d start by walking through how I made this site and blog using the wonderful GitHub pages, Cloud9 and Jekyll, and how you can do the same. All you need is a browser - no local development environment necessary. Github First up, you’re...