Monthly Archives: February 2010

Introduce your friends to R

February 12, 2010
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Introduce your friends to R

February 12, 2010
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R – Sorting a data frame by the contents of a column

February 12, 2010
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R – Sorting a data frame by the contents of a column

Learn about data frames, selecting columns, and sorting data frames by given columns

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Making publication-ready tables with xtable

February 12, 2010
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Making publication-ready tables with xtable

When you use R at the command-line, the textual output is limited by the medium: one monospaced font, with no typesetting of any kind. That's great when you're doing exploratory analysis, but what about when you want to include R output in a report or publication? In other words, what if you want to convert this Analysis of Variance...

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Seminar: Statistical Methods for DNA Resequencing Analysis in Disease-Gene Studies

February 12, 2010
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Department of Biostatistics Seminar/Workshop Series: Statistical Methods for DNA Resequencing Analysis in Disease-Gene Studies Wenyi Wang, Ph.D., Faculty Candidate Stanford Genome Technology Center, UC Berkeley Statistics 2:00-3:00pm Monday, Februa...

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One-way ANOVA (cont.)

February 12, 2010
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One-way ANOVA (cont.)

In a previous post we considered using R to fit one-way ANOVA models to data. In this post we consider a few additional ways that we can look at the analysis. In the analysis we made use of the linear model function lm and the analysis could be conducted using the aov function. The code used

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Highlight the R syntax on your (WordPress) blog using the wp-syntax plugin

February 12, 2010
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Highlight the R syntax on your (WordPress) blog using the wp-syntax plugin

Download link for WP-Syntax plugin (with GeSHi version 1.0.8.6) In case you have a self hosted Wordpress blog, and you wish to show your R code in it, how would you do it? The simplest solution would be to just paste the code as plain text, which will look like this: x <- rnorm(100, mean = 2, sd = 3) plot(x, xlab =...

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Self Aware Classes

February 11, 2010
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I thought this up the other night but I'm not sure where I'm going to use it. But I thought that I would through it out there anyway, maybe it will solve all of someone else's problems. I was thinking about classes in R and R is SO NOT object oriented...

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Handling hierarchical data structure in R

February 11, 2010
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Handling hierarchical data structure in R

R has a comprehensive set of tools for the handling of hierarchical data structure. The most widely used package is probably "nlme" and "lme4", contributed by Douglas Bates and colleagues. While "nlme" is older and probably more mature than "...

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Future of Open Source Survey

February 11, 2010
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Our good friends at North Bridge Venture Partners have just opened the 2010 Future of Open Source Survey, an annual look at the state of open source technology and business models, the driving factors in rising adoption of open source products and how the market for open-source software is evolving. Anyone who uses open-source software in the commercial world,...

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