Monthly Archives: November 2010

How to calculate confidence intervals of correlations with R

November 11, 2010
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This post sets out how to calculate confidence intervals for correlations using R. Because I often get this question from people unfamiliar with R, it assumes no prior knowledge of R. Formulas Online Statsbookhas formulas for calculating the confiden...

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How to calculate confidence intervals of correlations with R

November 11, 2010
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This post sets out how to calculate confidence intervals for correlations using R. Because I often get this question from people unfamiliar with R, it assumes no prior knowledge of R. Formulas Online Statsbookhas formulas for calculating the confiden...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.9

November 11, 2010
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The new version 0.2.9 of RcppArmadillo has been uploaded to CRAN. The only change is an update of the included Armadillo template library to version 0.9.92 which Conrad released this week. RcppArmadillo makes it easy to write highly efficient and hi...

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Remembering on 11/11

November 11, 2010
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Remembering on 11/11

Today is Veterans Day in the US, and Remembrance Day or Armistice Day elsewhere in the world. Whatever you know this day as, it's a day for remembering the sacrifices of those who served. Drew Conway has commemorated the day in a touching yet saddening way, by visualizing with R the sparse distribution of funds to support the many...

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Help Mozilla visualize how people use Firefox

November 11, 2010
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Help Mozilla visualize how people use Firefox

You might recall we posted a couple of weeks ago this chart summarizing the times of the day Firefox users switch on Private Browsing mode: The chart, based on data from the Mozilla Test Pilot program tells an interesting story about the habits of Web users. But what other interesting stories could be told, to reveal more insights into...

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Also in Bosnia & Herzegovina, satisfied parents are those who believe their school representatives are effective

November 11, 2010
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In the mixed effects regression for all 10 countries in the research I mentioned previously on this blog http://stevepowell99.posterous.com/which-parents-are-satisfied-with-their-childs, while school mean of “parents believing their representatives are effective” was significantly positively related to their overall satisfaction with education, this effect was dwarfed by the contribution of this variable at individual level, even when allowing

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Also in Bosnia & Herzegovina, satisfied parents are those who believe their school representatives are effective

November 11, 2010
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In the mixed effects regression for all 10 countries in the research I mentioned previously on this blog http://stevepowell99.posterous.com/which-parents-are-satisfied-with-their-childs, while school mean of "parents believing their represen...

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R is a name you need to know

November 11, 2010
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R is a name you need to know

As if that is news to some of you. Forbes has a Mean Business blog post by Steve McNally titled “Names You Need to Know in 2011: R Data Analysis Software”. The post includes several links to why R is wonderful. It also includes a pretty — but seemingly useless — statistical graph.  Correct me … Continue reading...

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Mortgage Calculator (and Amortization Charts) with R

November 10, 2010
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Mortgage Calculator (and Amortization Charts) with R

Mortgage rates have been at historic lows recently.  The rates are posted various places online along with simple mortgage calculators.  Such calculators illustrate the payment schedule for a mortgage based upon selected terms. But with less ...

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Mortgage Calculator (and Amortization Charts) with R

November 10, 2010
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Mortgage Calculator (and Amortization Charts) with R

Mortgage rates have been at historic lows recently.  The rates are posted various places online along with simple mortgage calculators.  Such calculators illustrate the payment schedule for a mortgage based upon selected terms. But with less ...

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