Monthly Archives: March 2013

More ordinal data display

March 30, 2013
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More ordinal data display

The past two weeks I made a post regarding analyzing ordinal data with R and JAGS. The calculations in the second part made me realize I could actually get top two box intervals out of R. This demonstrated here. For that I needed the inv...

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Entering Data to R

March 30, 2013
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To enter data into R, two common and easy to use R functions are utilized.The concatenate function, c; and,The data.frame function.The concatenate function, c, is use for combining data points into a single numeric R object. The usage of this function ...

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Download and Install R in Ubuntu

March 30, 2013
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Download and Install R in Ubuntu

There are two ways to install R in Ubuntu. One is through the terminal, and the other is through the Ubuntu Software Center.Through TerminalPress Ctrl+Alt+T to open Terminal Then execute sudo apt-get update After that, sudo apt-get install r-baseT...

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Download and Install R in Windows

March 30, 2013
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The R statistical package is available at CRAN website. In this site, do the followingClick the Download R for Windows. Then go to install R for the first time in the base subdirectory. And finally download the latest version of R for windows...

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Identify 2/3 vacation photos, win $5 Starbucks gift card

March 29, 2013
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Identify 2/3 vacation photos, win $5 Starbucks gift card

I have a $5 Starbucks gift card that I simply can't remember to use; I've had it since Christmas. So, I will mail it (within the U.S.A.) to the first commenter who can identify the longitude/latitude (within 5km) where two of these three vacation photos were taken (photos below). ***Update 3/30/2013: locations A and C

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R/Finance 2013 Registration Open

March 29, 2013
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The registration for R/Finance 2013 -- which will take place May 17 and 18 in Chicago -- is NOW OPEN!Building on the success of the previous conferences in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, we expect more than 250 attendees from around the world. R users from...

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Facebook profile photo changes reveal trends in support for same-sex marriage

March 29, 2013
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Facebook profile photo changes reveal trends in support for same-sex marriage

On Tuesday and Wednesday this week, the US Supreme Court heard two landmark cases related to same-sex marriage rights in this country. Simultaneously, to show solidarity for the cause of civil rights for gay members of society, thousands of Facebook users changed their profile pictures to a red equality symbol at the suggestion of the Human Rights Campaign. Most...

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R on Android

March 29, 2013
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R on Android

In Riyadh I spent a rainy afternoon trying to work out how this was done (no, not really rainy but stayed indoors instead of driving about the desert). There's not much on the web about it. For at least a year people have been saying there will be an app - and yes, one will eventually appear, but for now...

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R / Finance 2013 Open for Registration

March 29, 2013
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The annoucement below just went to the R-SIG-Finance list. More information is as usual at the R / Finance page: Now open for registrations: R / Finance 2013: Applied Finance with R May 17 and 18, 2013 Chicago, IL, USA The registration for R/Fin...

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Julia builds for Ubuntu precise/quantal

March 29, 2013
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I wanted to play a bit Julia, the new language for technical computing, but no binaries were available yet for current versions of Ubuntu. So I decided to try and build them myself by backporting the julia 1.2.0 source package available in Sid and Raring. On Quantal, the packages were building out of the box. ...

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