How to do the Titanic Kaggle competition in R – Part 1 Data Science Tutorials Rating: 9 /10

# How to do the Titanic Kaggle competition in R – Part 1

January 20, 2014 8:31 am

As part of submitting to Data Science Dojo’s Kaggle competition you need to create a model out of the titanic data set. We will show you how to do this using RStudio.

Titanic Data Set:

https://www.kaggle.com/c/titanic

Download RStudio:

https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/

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Hi,

I’m getting an error when trying to create the titanic.model. I followed all prior steps, so i’m unsure where I went wrong!

This is the error:

titanic.model <- randomForest(formula = survived.formula, data = train, ntree = 500, mtry = 3, nodesize = 0.01 * nrow(train))

Error in na.fail.default(list(Survived = c(1L, 2L, 2L, 2L, 1L, 1L, 1L, :

missing values in object