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Guessing Correlations: A shiny app

December 30, 2013
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Guessing Correlations: A shiny app

A recent hobby of mine (as with many other R users) is to play around with the relatively new R package: shiny. I started creating demo applications about a year ago just to figure out how powerful the platform could be, but it was not until this fall that I started creating some applications for others to use. I...

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SPSS to R: An R package to convert SPSS syntax

November 26, 2013
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My first statistical software package I used as an undergrad was SPSS. I was fortunate during my senior year at Luther College to be initially introduced to R. I did not realize it at the time (except for the pretty graphics) that this was the start of something big for me. Fast forward a...

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My Course Slide Generation

November 18, 2013
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This past August I took an opportunity to step back into the University academic world as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas. I have enjoyed the transition back into the academic world, including a more flexible schedule, variation in topics/duties, and collaborating with colleagues. However, there has been some growing pains, especially regarding creating...

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Formatting Markdown Tables with R

November 1, 2013
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This past summer when the twin cities R user group was starting to get back up and running, I offered to present on some R related things that I was working on. One thing I was working on was a part of my last post. In a response to discussing this during a meeting, I...

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Conditional Formatting Tables using R

September 28, 2013
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One thing that I had the opportunity to develop while working last year at Saint Paul Public Schools was figuring out a quick, easy, and painless way to do interactive report generation. When I arrived in the REA department at Saint Paul Public Schools, the report generation process was roughly as follows: 1. Do the analysis in SPSS...

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Blog Logo

September 11, 2013
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Blog Logo

Welcome to my new website/blog. I am aiming to highlight some of the R packages that I have created. You can see a list of all the R packages I have in development and also see the source code on github here: R packages. In addition, I'll likely talk about various topics with statistics, teaching,...

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