Monthly Archives: February 2011

Statistical Analysis with R Book Reviews

February 2, 2011
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Statistical Analysis with R Book Reviews

Reviews of my Statistical Analysis with R book have started to emerge online and I am writing today to share them with potential readers and recommenders.Reviews The following is a list of online reviews for Statistical Analysis with R. If you have w...

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Statistical Analysis with R Book Reviews

February 2, 2011
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Statistical Analysis with R Book Reviews

Reviews of my Statistical Analysis with R book have started to emerge online and I am writing today to share them with potential readers and recommenders.Reviews The following is a list of online reviews for Statistical Analysis with R. If you have w...

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(more on) Pattern Matching for Transcription Factor Binding Sites

February 2, 2011
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I have published some initial script scribblings on this task about a week ago. After another week I'm posting some better formed and annotated code. The Biostrings and BSGenomes packages are new to me and I've gone through many many iterations and ex...

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A legitimate use for the stupidest variable name ever

February 2, 2011
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A legitimate use for the stupidest variable name ever

The help page to make.names describes how to make a valid variable name in R: A syntactically valid name consists of letters, numbers and the dot or underline characters and starts with a letter or the dot not followed by a number. Names such as ‘”.2way”’ are not valid, and neither are the reserved words.

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Plotting images on a grid using R or Python

February 2, 2011
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Plotting images on a grid using R or Python

A thread depicting how to insert a png image in a plot, thanks to Stackoverflow: plotting-images-on-a-grid. A very basic tip, still useful to someone.

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Plotting images on a grid using R or Python

February 2, 2011
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Plotting images on a grid using R or Python

A thread depicting how to insert a png image in a plot, thanks to Stackoverflow: plotting-images-on-a-grid. A very basic tip, still useful to someone.

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Charting For Fun

February 2, 2011
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Charting For Fun

Interesting Charts Making Lemonade If you are working on the FREE eMetrics pass, and you really should if you need a free pass, I created some charts based on the sample data. These data are limited in terms of the … Continue reading →Charting For Fun is a post from: MichaelDHealy.com

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Annotated source code

February 1, 2011
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Annotated source code

We programmers are told that reading code is a good idea. It may be good for you, but it's hard work. Jeremy Ashkenas has come up with a simple tool that makes it easier: docco. Ashkenas is also behind underscore.js and coffeescript, a dialect of ja...

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Annotated source code

February 1, 2011
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Annotated source code

We programmers are told that reading code is a good idea. It may be good for you, but it's hard work. Jeremy Ashkenas has come up with a simple tool that makes it easier: docco. Ashkenas is also behind underscore.js and coffeescript, a dialect of ja...

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Teach Yourself How to Create Functions in R

February 1, 2011
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Teach Yourself How to Create Functions in R

As you can tell from my previous posts, I am diving in head first into learning how to program (and simplify) my analytical life using R.  I have always learned by example and have never really prospered from the “learn from scratch” school of thought.  As I follow along with some other fellow R programmers,

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