Monthly Archives: October 2010

Nightlights in China

October 10, 2010
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Nightlights in China

Update: Some are not aware that GISS has switched to using Nightlights in the ROW. According to their updates they have moved to nightlights for the ROW. The station inventories can be found here The station I examine below is listed  like this in the new giss inventory 20551495001 TURPAN 42.92 91.00 24 384R -9MVDEno-9x-9HOT

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Le Monde puzzle [40]

October 10, 2010
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Le Monde puzzle [40]

The puzzle in Le Monde this week is called the “square five” (sic!): Two players each have twenty-five cards with five times each of the digits 1,2,3,4,5. They alternate putting one card on top of the pile, except that they can instead take an arbitrary number of consecutive cards from the top of the pile

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Data Tools Contest Update

October 10, 2010
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At midnight this morning, Kaggle began accepting submissions for the data hacking contest that we announced on Thursday. Hopefully you’ve used the last few days to build predictions for the test data set. Once you submit your predictions, you’ll be able to see your position on the leaderboard. Good luck!

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R Recommendation Contest Launches on Kaggle

October 10, 2010
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The R Recommendation Engine contest is now live on Kaggle. Please head over there and start submitting your predictions for the test data set. Once you do, you can check the leaderboard to see how your algorithm compares with other people’s work. We know that there’s still plenty of progress that can be made, because

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Add an animated R plot to your LaTeX document

October 10, 2010
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Add an animated R plot to your LaTeX document

It is possible to animate a R plot and this plot can also be exported to a LaTeX document with all its animations intact. Adding this animated plot to a PowerPoint slide or save it as a flash movie file (that you can upload to YouTube) is also possible. In this article I will try to show how these...

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Add an animated R plot to your LaTeX document

October 10, 2010
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Add an animated R plot to your LaTeX document

My first introduction with LaTeX was not very pleasant. I got tired and frustrated by writing so many codes for producing a simple document; but a few days ago I could write a function for producing an animated plot in R and also could export it to my LaTeX document with all its animations intact (using animation package of...

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dcemriS4 0.34

October 9, 2010
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The R package dcemriS4 is a collection of functions, with examples and documentation, that allows one to perform voxel-wise quantitative analysis of dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) or diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) data.  The primary app...

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dcemriS4 0.34

October 9, 2010
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The R package dcemriS4 is a collection of functions, with examples and documentation, that allows one to perform voxel-wise quantitative analysis of dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) or diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) data.  The primary app...

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oro.nifti 0.2.1

October 9, 2010
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The R package oro.nifti contains functions for the input/output and visualization of medical imaging data that follow either the ANALYZE or NIfTI formats.  This package is part of the Rigorous Analytics bundle.The latest version of oro.nifti (0....

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oro.nifti 0.2.1

October 9, 2010
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The R package oro.nifti contains functions for the input/output and visualization of medical imaging data that follow either the ANALYZE or NIfTI formats.  This package is part of the Rigorous Analytics bundle.The latest version of oro.nifti (0....

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