Monthly Archives: October 2009

Public opinion on health care reform

October 12, 2009
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Public opinion on health care reform

hc_appattach(hc_app) hc_fit.o1hc_fit.f1hc_fit.o2hc_fit.f2plot(as.Date(Dates),Oppose,main="Public opinion and health care reform",ylim=c(0,80),pch=16,xlim=c(as.Date("2009-01-01"),as.Date("2009-11-01")),cex.axis=.85, col="#E6ADD8",xlab="",ylab="Percentage approving or opposing") points(as.Date(Dates),Favor,pch=16,col="#ADD8E6") lines(hc_fit.f1,col="blue",lwd=2)lines(hc_fit.o1,col="red",lwd=2)lines(hc_fit.f2,col="blue",lwd=2,lty=3)lines(hc_fit.o2,col="red",lwd=2,lty=3) abline(h=50,lwd=.5,lty=3,col="#555555")

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Public opinion on health care reform

October 12, 2009
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Public opinion on health care reform

hc_appattach(hc_app) hc_fit.o1hc_fit.f1hc_fit.o2hc_fit.f2plot(as.Date(Dates),Oppose,main="Public opinion and health care reform",ylim=c(0,80),pch=16,xlim=c(as.Date("2009-01-01"),as.Date("2009-11-01")),cex.axis=.85, col="#E6ADD8",xlab="",ylab="Percentage approving or opposing") points(as.Date(Dates),Favor,pch=16,col="#ADD8E6") lines(hc_fit.f1,col="blue",lwd=2)lines(hc_fit.o1,col="red",lwd=2)lines(hc_fit.f2,col="blue",lwd=2,lty=3)lines(hc_fit.o2,col="red",lwd=2,lty=3) abline(h=50,lwd=.5,lty=3,col="#555555")

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R Tutorial Series: Introduction to The R Project for Statistical Computing (Part 1)

October 11, 2009
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R Tutorial Series: Introduction to The R Project for Statistical Computing (Part 1)

R is a free, cross-platform, open-source statistical analysis language and program. It is also an alternative to expensive commercial statistics software such as SPSS. The environment for R differs from the typical point and click interface found in mo...

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Chicago Marathon 2009

October 11, 2009
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Chicago Marathon 2009

Earlier today the 33rd Chicago Marathon was held. I will organise my comments by pointing out three epic fails.First, of course, was the Chicago weather. After two successive marathon in excessive heat --- the 2007 race I completed, poorly, with its thousands of runners forced to abandon when the race was cancelled due to excessive heat, and the 2008 version which...

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R for system administration and scripting

October 10, 2009
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On several occassions, R had suggested itself as a language for systems scripting. By this I mean random little adminstrative task such as (re-)moving or maybe renaming files or directories and the like.One of such cases just happened a few minutes ago. The aforementioned Garmin Forerunner 405 can cooperate quite nicely with Linux using the gant reader for the ant wireless communication protocol...

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R for system administration and scripting

October 10, 2009
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On several occassions, R had suggested itself as a language for systems scripting . By this I mean random little adminstrative task such as (re-)moving or maybe renaming files or directories and the like. One of such cases just happened a few minutes ...

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R for system administration and scripting

October 10, 2009
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On several occassions, R had suggested itself as a language for systems scripting. By this I mean random little adminstrative task such as (re-)moving or maybe renaming files or directories and the like.One of such cases just happened a few minutes ago. The aforementioned Garmin Forerunner 405 can cooperate quite nicely with Linux using the gant reader for the ant wireless communication protocol...

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50000 Revisions Committed to R

October 10, 2009
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50000 Revisions Committed to R

oday Romain Francois posted an interesting topic in the R-help list, and you can read his blog post for more details: celebrating R commit #50000. 50000 is certainly not a small number; we do owe R core members a big “thank you” for their great efforts in this fantastic statistical language in the 13 years.

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Visualizing sample relatedness in a GWAS using PLINK and R

October 9, 2009
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Strict quality control procedures are extremely important for any genome-wide association study.  One of the first steps you should take when running QC on your GWAS is to look for related samples in your dataset.  This does two things for you.  First, you can get an idea of how many related samples you have in your dataset, and second,...

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celebrating R commit #50000

October 9, 2009
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celebrating R commit #50000

pre{ font-size: x-small !important ; border: 1px solid black ; }Today, Brian Ripley commited the revision 50 000 into R svn repository.------------------------------------------------------------------------ r50000 | ripley | 2009-10-09...

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