Recently I wanted to reproduce Figure 2 from Watts and Strogatz (1998). The task using igraph is simple but an interesting task was annotation of the resulting plot.Watts-Strogatz model generates graphs that have so called small-world ne...

I am one of the organizers of ESSA2013 conference that will take place in September 2013 in Warsaw, Poland. The conference scope is social simulation and in particular methods of statistical analysis of simulation output (metamodeling). As we have just issued Call for Papers for the conference so I decided to post a simple example of a metamodel.Recently I had...

In my last post I have discussed how to work around GNU R scoping rules using environment function. This time let us look at a practical example using recode function from car package.First let us look at how&nbs...

By design GNU R uses lexical scoping. Fortunately it allows for at least two ways to simulate dynamic scoping.Let us start with the example code and next analyze it:x <- "global"f1 <- function() cat("f1:", x, "\n")f2 <- function() cat("f2:", e...

In my last post I have shown a solution to classical sorting problem in R. So I thought that this time it would be nice to generate a strategy for playing Mastermind using R.It was shown by D.E. Knuth that Mastermind code can be bro...

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