Monthly Archives: January 2009

New CRAN Task View on HPC

January 24, 2009
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A while back, I suggested to Achim to add a new CRAN Task View for High Performance Computing with R. And as of a day or two ago, we now have the newCRAN Task View for High Performance Computing with R providing an overview about available packages, grouped thematically, with a focus on the various parallel computing application. I have...

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Data Analysis and Graphics Using R – Maindonald and Braun (2003)

January 23, 2009
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Title: Data Analysis and Graphics Using R: An Example-Based ApproachAuthor(s): John Maindonald; John BraunPublisher/Date: Cambridge University Press/2003Statistics level: Intermediate to advancedProgramming level: Beginner to intermediate Overall recom...

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R Programmer – Calgary

January 23, 2009
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Originally posted on r-sig-jobs listserv: Hello All, We are in ned of an R programmer for a project in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We need the person to be local as the project involves coordination of a series of experts. The project is only about 150...

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Install JAGS and rjags in Fedora

January 23, 2009
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JAGS was developed to help those non-Window users to be able to use BUGS. However, I found it is very hard to install JAGS and its R package-rjags. Here is my note on how to install JAGS and rjags in Fedora 10. The note here should work for all Linu...

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Install JAGS and rjags in Fedora

January 23, 2009
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JAGS was developed to help those non-Window users to be able to use BUGS. However, I found it is very hard to install JAGS and its R package-rjags. Here is my note on how to install JAGS and rjags in Fedora 10. The note here should work for all Linu...

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R: Combining vectors or data frames of unequal length into one data frame

January 23, 2009
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R: Combining vectors or data frames of unequal length into one data frame

Today I will treat a problem I encounter every once in a while. Let’s suppose we have several dataframes or vectors of unequel length but with partly matching column names,  just like the following ones: df1 <- data.frame(Intercept = .4, x1=.4, x2=.2, x3=.7) df2 <- data.frame(Intercept = .5,        x2=.8       ) This for example may occur when fitting several

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Interesting tip about multicolor title of a plot

January 23, 2009
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Interesting tip about multicolor title of a plot

I'd like to suggest to take a look at this interesting post about creating a title with multi-coloured words.

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EMBL Heidelberg seeks a Bioinformatician / Data Analyst

January 21, 2009
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Originally posted on r-sig-jobs listserv: Hello, Might be interesting for some of you: Bioinformatician / Data Analyst Grade: 5 or 6, depending on experience EMBL site: EMBL Heidelberg Commencing date: As sooon as possible, after closing date (28 February 2009) read more

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Vacancy postdoc computational systems biology – Amsterdam

January 21, 2009
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Originally posted on r-sig-jobs listserv: *Postdoc Position Computational Systems Biology 'Systems Bioinformatics: Computational Modelling Methods' f/m * * VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands * *Research project * read more

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Sweave.sh plays with weaver

January 21, 2009
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Sweave.sh plays with weaver

After adding support for the cacheSweave package (see here) I have also added support for the weaver package to my Sweave.sh script. The experimental version is available here. After testing and feedback I will upload it to CRAN. One can use this new f...

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