Monthly Archives: January 2009

New York Times on R

January 7, 2009
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New York Times on R

This article by New York Times surely shows that R is one of mainstream statistical packages.Update: See also a followup article.

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Combining R and LaTeX with Sweave

January 6, 2009
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Today I did some experiments to learn how to combine R and LaTeX to create reproducible research reports. Here are my first results:First Demo ...

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Combining R and LaTeX with Sweave

January 6, 2009
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Today I did some experiments to learn how to combine R and LaTeX to create reproducible research reports. Here are my first results:First Demo ...

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Multiseat setup via Userful

January 3, 2009
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As I had blogged a while back, multiseat use broke following the normal upgrade to Ubuntu 8.10. I had also suggested a fix but it turns out that the fix didn't work. So we had a clear regression -- multiseat use of a single Ubuntu workstation with two screens, two keyboards and two mice no longer worked. Consequently, the kids ended...

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RWinEdt and Windows Vista/Window 7

January 1, 2009
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As a R user, I like to use RWinEdt as the text editor. I write code on it and send code to R by clicking buttons.I had a spare laptop from Jennifer. It does not have a working screen. I use that to test all kinds of software and OS systems. Recentl...

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RWinEdt and Windows Vista/Window 7

January 1, 2009
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As a R user, I like to use RWinEdt as the text editor. I write code on it and send code to R by clicking buttons.I had a spare laptop from Jennifer. It does not have a working screen. I use that to test all kinds of software and OS systems. Recentl...

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R/Finance conference in Chicago in April: Call for Papers

January 1, 2009
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The following went out to the R-announce and R-SIG-Finance mailing lists a few days ago. The conference already has a very strong lineup of invited speakers, and we are now asking R / Finance users from both academia and industry to submit suitable one-page abstracts:Call for Papers ...

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