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Matrix factorizations and social network graph analysis

December 9, 2013
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Matrix factorizations and social network graph analysis

This is a lecture post for my students in the CUNY MS Data Analytics program. In this series of lectures …Continue reading »

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Visualizing systems of linear equations and linear transformations

December 2, 2013
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Visualizing systems of linear equations and linear transformations

This is a lecture post for my students in the CUNY MS Data Analytics program. In this series of lectures …Continue reading »

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From area under the curve to the fundamental theorem of calculus

November 24, 2013
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From area under the curve to the fundamental theorem of calculus

This is a lecture post for my students in the CUNY MS Data Analytics program. In this series of lectures …Continue reading »

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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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