Monthly Archives: December 2010

Le Monde puzzle [48]

December 1, 2010
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Le Monde puzzle [48]

This week(end), the Le Monde puzzle can be (re)written as follows (even though it is presented as a graph problem): Given a square 327×327 symmetric matrix A, where each non-diagonal entry is in {1,2,3,4,5} and , does there exist a triplet (i,j,k) such that Solving this problem in R is very easy. We can create

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How to create PDF reports with R

December 1, 2010
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How to create PDF reports with R

Sweave is a literate programming system included with R. It makes it possible to create a PDF document containing not just text, but also tables and charts generated from R. The process is automated, so once you've created an Sweave document (which includes both LaTeX text markup and R commands), you can create the formatted text and insert the...

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How to create PDF reports with R

December 1, 2010
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How to create PDF reports with R

Sweave is a literate programming system included with R. It makes it possible to create a PDF document containing not just text, but also tables and charts generated from R. The process is automated, so once you've created an Sweave document (which includes both LaTeX text markup and R commands), you can create the formatted text and insert the...

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RcppGSL 0.1.0

December 1, 2010
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Earlier in the year, Romain and I did a bunch of initial work on a wrapper from R to the GNU GSL by way of our Rcpp package for seamless R and C++ integration. But other work kept us busy and this fell a little to the side. We have now found some t...

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R Workflow: Slides from a Talk at Melbourne R Users (1st Dec 2010)

December 1, 2010
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I gave a presentation at Melbourne R Userson the topic of R Workflow. The presentation covered R code organisation, and useful R related tools including Eclipse, StatET, Git, make, Sweave and LaTeX. Also, the slides from the presentation provide link...

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R Workflow: Slides from a Talk at Melbourne R Users (1st Dec 2010)

December 1, 2010
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I gave a presentation at Melbourne R Userson the topic of R Workflow. The presentation covered R code organisation, and useful R related tools including Eclipse, StatET, Git, make, Sweave and LaTeX. Also, the slides from the presentation provide link...

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RcppGSL 0.1.0

December 1, 2010
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RcppGSL 0.1.0

We released the first version of our RcppGSL package. RcppGSL extends Rcpp to help programmers code with the GNU Scientific Library (GSL). The package contains template classes in the RcppGSL namespace that act as smart pointers to the associat...

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bubble chart by using ggplot2

December 1, 2010
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bubble chart by using ggplot2

The visualization represented by Hans Rosling’s TED talk was very impressive. FlowingData provides a tutorial on making bubble chart in R. I try to create bubble chart by using ggplot2. With the dataset provided by FlowingData,The bubble chart was made by the following code. Read More: 548 Words Totally

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bubble chart by using ggplot2

December 1, 2010
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bubble chart by using ggplot2

The visualization represented by Hans Rosling’s TED talk was very impressive. FlowingData provides a tutorial on making bubble chart in R. I prefer ggplot2 for graphics.

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Top 10 things that suck about Sweave

December 1, 2010
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Top 10 things that suck about Sweave

People rave about Sweave and the literate programing paradigm and I am guilty as charged. I speak Sweave, I think Sweave, I dream Sweave. As a matter of fact my default mode of operation is Sweave and anything else is an … Continue reading →

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