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Journey to the Center of the DrugBank XML Database - part 1

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In this tutorial, we shall take a journey together to explore the structure of the DrugBank database. We will observe how the drugs information is structured within DrugBank’s XML database and see how this information can be retrieved using R. Our main purpose here is parsing the database from its containing XML file. Let us…

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Added by Mohammed Ali on January 14, 2019 at 9:31am — No Comments

Technical Boundary Analysis

About a month ago, I posted a blog on “Technical Deconstruction.” I described this as a technique to break down aggregate data to distinguish between its contributing parts: these parts might contain unique characteristics compared to the aggregate.  For instance, I suggested that it can be helpful to break down data by workday - that is to say, maintaining separate data for each day of the week.  I said that the data could be further deconstructed perhaps by time period and employee: the…

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Added by Don Philip Faithful on April 14, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

Query Vs. No Query! Do You Care?

The growth of the digital economy has resulted in torrents of data. This problem will only continue because data is the language of technology. As companies continue to increase their reliance on technology, the data they create and their need to analyze it, will also increase.

The growth of data has given rise to a class of problems that we call, for lack of a better term, big data analytics. The common requirements for solving this class of problems, loosely, are:

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Added by Radhika Subramanian on December 15, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

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