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Pros and cons of python and R for machine learning? [duplicate]

Some people use python for machine learning, other people use R. What are the pros and cons of using Python compare to R for ML?
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Has the Apophenia C library been used for publications?

Are there analysis works that were conducted using the Apophenia library and were published? This is a C library for statistical analysis. I wanted to know about use cases.
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Which statistical software is suitable for teaching an undergraduate introductory course of statistics in social sciences?

I am looking for a statistical software package which I can use in an introductory course of statistics for a social science study programme. The students have no prior knowledge of statistics and no ...
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Is matlab/octave widely used for prototyping in ML/data science industry?

In the second lesson on Machine Learning (https://www.coursera.org/learn/machine-learning/lecture/olRZo/unsupervised-learning), Prof. Andrew Ng from Stanford (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Ng) ...
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Ruby as a statistics workbench

This is also a question that relates very much to Python as a statistics workbench and excel as a statistics workbench. I know there is a huge discussion about Ruby versus Python but this is not the ...
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Programming Language to Use (Statistics Beginner Warning) [closed]

The options I've seen and am looking at as possible in some combination here: R Java Python Matlab Visual Basic + Excel VBA SAS C/C++ C# What I have experience in: Java JavaScript HTML/CSS (Also ...
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Best open source data visualization software to use with PowerPoint

What is the best open source data visualization software? I require the following: Can import data from Microsoft Excel (importing data from Oracle databases would be good too, but this is not ...
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What programming language do you recommend to prototype a machine learning problem?

Currently working in Octave, but due to the poor documentation progress is very slow. What language is easy to learn and use, and well documented to solve machine learning problems? I am looking to ...
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Among Matlab and Python, which language is good for statistical analysis?

Among Matlab and Python, which language is good for general statistical data analysis? What are the pros and cons, other than accessibility, for each?
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What are the options when statisticians who only know R need more computing speed

Speed isn't a concern for many statistics projects but sometimes it is, for example MCMC. Assume that hardware improvement is not an option (looking for relatively free solutions that produce orders ...
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Perl advantages in data management/statistical analysis?

I've frequently read that knowledge of Perl or Python complements SAS or R, and seen that Perl is a desirable language in job advertisements. Can anyone clarify this a bit more? Is Perl limited to ...
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R vs Python for Data Analysis [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Python as a statistics workbench I am just starting out with data analysis and machine learning. From the books that I am reading/have read Python and R seem to be the best ...
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Will it be more useful to study Sage+Python or R in statistics? [duplicate]

What are the pros and cons between Sage and Python versus R if I would like to do statistics on Linux? I know that I can use R inside Sage but in what order should I study those programs?