Author Archives: Szilard

Highlights from the useR! 2012 conference

Video (screencast) of the presentation by Szilard Pafka at the Los Angeles R users group. I summarized (with short demos) a few of the talks from the useR! 2012 conference. We are planning one more meetup to cover more talks. … Continue reading

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useR! 2011 – Jonathan Rougier: Nomograms for visualising relationships between three variables

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useR! 2011 – Wolfgang Huber: Genomes and phenotypes

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useR! 2011 – Brandon Whitcher: Quantitative Medical Image Analysis

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useR! 2011 – Lee E. Edlefsen: Scalable Data Analysis in R

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useR! 2011 – Ulrike Grömping: Design of Experiments

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Creating an R package, using developer/productivity tools

Couple of R programming (mainly infrastructure/workflow) related topics discussed at the Los Angeles R users group in a tutorial/demo-like form (targeted mainly to beginners) by Szilard Pafka and Jeroen Ooms: how easy it is to create a simple package for … Continue reading

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Using R for multilevel modeling

Los Angeles R users group July 12 2011 meeting (see meetup info here): Using R for multilevel modeling of salmon habitat, by Yasmin Lucero download slides from here

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Discussions on the future of R

Inspired by the discussions on the same topic, Avram Aelony presented an overview of the issues and the Los Angeles R users group proceeded with further discussions.

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Software tools for data analysis – an overview

Discussions on various software tools (C, C++, Perl, Python, Unix shell, R, Matlab, SAS, SPSS, Excel, databases, Hadoop etc.) used in data analysis. Szilard Pafka (founder and co-organizer of the Los Angeles R users group) presents an overview and discusses … Continue reading

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