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Curve sketching for calculus

November 18, 2013
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Curve sketching for calculus

This is a short post for my students in the CUNY MS Data Analytics program on sketching curves in R. …Continue reading »

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Slides from FP Days

November 15, 2013
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Slides from FP Days

These are the slides from my talk at FP Days 2013. The first part goes into more detail about why …Continue reading »

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Quick tip on controlling log output in tests

November 11, 2013
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Quick tip on controlling log output in tests

When running tests for a package, it’s important that the console output is unadulterated since test results are printed with …Continue reading »

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Lambda.r at FP Days 2013 in Cambridge, UK

October 5, 2013
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Lambda.r at FP Days 2013 in Cambridge, UK

After a bit of a hiatus in public speaking, I will be presenting Functional Programming In The Computational Sciences With …Continue reading »

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Book example – iterative function systems for generating fractals

October 1, 2013
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Book example – iterative function systems for generating fractals

A number of people suggested that my book, Modeling Data With Functional Programming In R, be more upfront with examples …Continue reading »

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Preview of my book – Modeling data with functional programming in R

September 21, 2013
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Preview of my book – Modeling data with functional programming in R

As some of you know, I’ve been writing a book (to be published by CRC Press/Chapman & Hall and released …Continue reading »

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Church numerals in R (or how to prove the existence of natural numbers using the lambda calculus)

September 18, 2013
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Church numerals in R (or how to prove the existence of natural numbers using the lambda calculus)

One area of math that I’ve always been enamored with is the proof of numbers. The simplicity of the starting …Continue reading »

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Pricing interest rate swaps with lambda.r

July 19, 2013
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Pricing interest rate swaps with lambda.r

People think I’m joking when I say something should only take 20 lines of code. More often than not it …Continue reading »

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Futile.logger 1.3.3 available on CRAN

July 17, 2013
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Futile.logger 1.3.3 available on CRAN

The latest version of futile.logger, which I previewed back in May is now on CRAN. Thanks to Kirill Müller, the documentation …Continue reading »

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Lambda.r 1.1.2 released to CRAN

July 11, 2013
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Lambda.r 1.1.2 released to CRAN

This was mostly a bug scrub to improve the stability and robustness of the package. As always, the package is …Continue reading »

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