Monthly Archives: January 2010

What to Expect?

January 22, 2010
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What to Expect?

In 2007, I was introduced to Twitter via the written qualifying exam towards my Ph.D.. At first, I did not know what to do with it. After a good year or so (maybe even sooner) passed, I began to follow some very interesting people that share the same interests as me. It has transformed my academic experience. It is...

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User Group news: DC and Philly

January 22, 2010
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There's a new local R User Group starting up in Philadelphia. Alex McClung and Jeremy Leipzig have set up a website for the Philly UseR Group to get things started, so if you're in the area join up and tell them what you'd like from the group. Also, the DC UseR Group is seeing renewed activity after a hiatus...

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Web Development with R (video)

January 22, 2010
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Jeroen Ooms' BARUG talk on Web Development with R is now available (with thanks again to Drew Conway): If you want to try the web based apps Jeroen demos in the video yourself, you can find links at Jeroen's homepage (along with the slides for his talk). Click on the links for stockplot, lme4, and gpplot2. vcasmo: Web Development...

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Because it’s Friday: The Internet is Made of Cats

January 22, 2010
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Here's a fascinating video that looks at the exponential growth of broadband technology and network-based models ... uh ... who am I kidding? This video has nothing to do with R, statistics, or open-source. It's about cats. But it's funny. And it's Friday. (Some slightly NSFW language, but it's in a strong British accent so you might not even...

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Haplotype names in R

January 21, 2010
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Emmanuel Paradis, the mastermind behind 'ape' has struck again. This time he brings us the 'pegas' package, the Population and Evolutionary Genetic Analysis system. This package has a function that collapses the haplotypes (unique DNA sequences) in a DNA alignment, something which is extremely useful in various analyses and in the calculation of genetic diversity.library(ape)library(pegas)data(woodmouse)x h h...

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Haplotype names in R

January 21, 2010
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Emmanuel Paradis, the mastermind behind 'ape' has struck again. This time he brings us the 'pegas' package, the Population and Evolutionary Genetic Analysis system. This package has a function that collapses the haplotypes (unique DNA sequences) in a DNA alignment, something which is extremely useful in various analyses and in the calculation of genetic diversity. library(ape)library(pegas)data(woodmouse)x h h...

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Rcpp 0.7.3

January 21, 2010
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A quick nine days after release 0.7.2 of Rcpp, our R / C++ interface classes, Romain and I are happy to roll out a new version 0.7.3. It has been uploaded to CRAN and Debian, and mirrors should have the new versions shortly. As before, my local page...

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Rcpp 0.7.3

January 21, 2010
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A quick nine days after release 0.7.2 of Rcpp, our R / C++ interface classes, Romain and I are happy to roll out a new version 0.7.3. It has been uploaded to CRAN and Debian, and mirrors should have the new versions shortly. As before, my local page is...

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Rcpp 0.7.3

January 21, 2010
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A quick nine days after release 0.7.2 of Rcpp, our R / C++ interface classes, Romain and I are happy to roll out a new version 0.7.3. It has been uploaded to CRAN and Debian, and mirrors should have the new versions shortly. As before, my local page...

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M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

January 21, 2010
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Download "Getting Started with the Social Media Analytics Research Toolkit" (pdf, 1.25 megabytes) Download the Social Media Analytics Research Toolkit Media Inactivist, Thought Follower, Sit-Down Comic, Social Media Analytics Researcher, Former Boy Gen...

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