City of Chicago’s data science team is a big fan of open source software, including the venerable R statistical programming language. Attendees of the annual UseR! (use R) conference were able to see how we used R to predict where to send food inspectors in Chicago. Take a look at Gene Leynes, a data scientist for the City of Chicago, discuss the project at a lightening talk.


 

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