Richie Cotton

Richie Cotton

Data scientist, R geek.

  • @richierocks

Doha, Qatar

Areas of Expertise:

  • data science
  • r
  • matlab
  • statistics
  • data analysis
  • dataviz
  • data visualisation
  • mathematical modelling
  • bi
  • business intelligence
  • c#
  • sql
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Richie is a data scientist with a mixed background in proteomics, debt collection and chemical health and safety, and has worked extensively on tools to give non-technical users access to statistical models. He is the author of the R packages "assertive" for checking the state of your variables and "sig" to make sure your functions have a sensible API. He works for Weill Cornell Medical college in Qatar.

Learning R Learning R
by Richie Cotton
September 2013
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $42.99

Webcast: Writing Great R Code
September 25, 2013
Modern data analysis requires that you have two jobs: being a statistician and being a programmer. This is especially true with R, where pointing and clicking to analyze data is mostly not an option. Fortunately, the jump from writing code like a statistician...