Modeling iPad Sales with the Bass Model in R

The Bass model is a famous tool which helps us describe diffusion of new products in the market. It was first presented in 1969 paper by Frank M. Bass of Purdue University. I wanted to take on this model and use it on some data to see how well it performs. The Theory What is it … [Read more…]

Visualizing website traffic data from Google Analytics on a map using R

This tutorial documents my experiments with R and is mainly intended to provide inspiration for others exploration. The tasks accomplished in the described process are chiefly useful as an exercise leading a novice R user to more complex and more useful analytical endeavors. We are going to try to download data about website traffic from … [Read more…]