Monthly Archives: November 2009

Rcpp 0.6.8

November 10, 2009
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As memtioned when I announced release 0.6.7 of Rcpp two days ago, a new version 0.6.8 was due because of my oversight of also adapting Makevars.win (used on that other OS) to the new file layout. So 0.6.8 went onto CRAN and into Debian earlier in th...

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R / Finance 2010 Call for Papers

November 9, 2009
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Jeff sent the following while I had connectivity issues and I hadn't gotten around to posting it here. So without further ado, and given the success of our initial R / Finance 2009 conference about R in Finance, here is the call for papers for next ...

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R / Finance 2010 Call for Papers

November 9, 2009
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Jeff sent the following while I had connectivity issues and I hadn't gotten around to posting it here. So without further ado, and given the success of our initial R / Finance 2009 conference about R in Finance, here is the call for papers for next sp...

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R / Finance 2010 Call for Papers

November 9, 2009
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Jeff sent the following while I had connectivity issues and I hadn't gotten around to posting it here. So without further ado, and given the success of our initial R / Finance 2009 conference about R in Finance, here is the call for papers for next ...

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Using Faceting in ggplot2 to create Trellis-like Plots

November 9, 2009
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Using Faceting in ggplot2 to create Trellis-like Plots

One of the main strengths of the Trellis graphics paradigm is the use of panelling to divide data into subsets to investigate whether patterns are consistent as the conditioning variables change. In the ggplot2 package the terminology for specifying these separate panels is faceting and can be used to create similar displays. In our previous post

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QQ plots of p-values in R using ggplot2

November 9, 2009
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Way back will wrote on this topic.  See his previous post for Stata code for doing this.  Unfortunately the R package that was used to create QQ-plots here has been removed from CRAN, so I wrote my own using ggplot2 and some code I received from Daniel Shriner at NHGRI. Of course you can use R's built-in qqplot() function, but...

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MATLAB style stem plot with R

November 9, 2009
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MATLAB style stem plot with R

Recently I wanted to plot an impulse response function with R and missed the MATLAB style stem plot for doing it. I couldn’t find an R function for it with a quick Google search so I made my own. So here is the function and a small example : #T...

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R package for sequence analysis

November 9, 2009
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R package for sequence analysis

http://mephisto.unige.ch/traminer/preview.shtml

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LondonR slides

November 9, 2009
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I was in london last week to present RemoteREngine at the LondonR user group sponsored by mango solutions. Apart from minor technical details and upsetting someone because I did not mention that he once presented a much simpler solution to a quit...

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Generalized Estimating Equations | General, R, and SPSS Resources

November 9, 2009
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Generalized Estimating Equations | General, R, and SPSS Resources

I was recently asked about Generalised Estimating Equations (GEEs). I haven't yet used the technique, but it's on my list of things to learn more about. This post catalogues some of the Internet resources on GEEs.General ResourcesHanley et al...

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