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WordPress WordCloud with R

August 3, 2011
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WordPress WordCloud with R

These days one can frequently read about wordclouds created with R, initiated by the release of the wordcloud package by Ian Fellows on July 23rd. So here I am to put in my two cents. I thought about creating a wordcloud of a complete blog history, so I build a script that connects to a

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Now I’m R-Blogging

July 10, 2011
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Today a lot of great mails arrived at my inbox. In one of them I was reading I’ve just added your feed to the site. Where did this mail come from? The sender of the email was Tal Galili. He is a researcher in BioStatistics at the Tel Aviv University, very active around the internet.

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R progress indicators

June 18, 2011
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Complicated calculations usually take a lot of time. So how to know the progress status to estimate how much time the program still needs to finish?

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R for the web

May 27, 2011
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There is a nice R module for apache: rApache. So you can easily publish statistics.

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Comparison of compression

April 4, 2011
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Comparison of compression

I recently wrote an email with an attached LZMA archive. It was immediately answered with something like:"What are you doing? I had to boot linux to open the file!"First of all I don't care whether user of proprietary systems are able to read open formats, but this answer made me curious to know about the differences between some compression...

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Talking R through Java

February 20, 2011
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Talking R through Java

Today I played a bit with JRI as part of rJava, a Java-R-interface. Here you can learn how to setup for Debian/Ubuntu/akins.

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Readability vs speed in R

February 19, 2011
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I have bad news for those of you trying to produce lucid code!

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Damn scoping in R

February 17, 2011
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Ok, R is very well-considered in certain respects, but there are also some things annoying me... This time it's scoping...

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web content anlayzer

January 6, 2011
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web content anlayzer

Just developed a small crawler to check my online content at binfalse.de in terms of W3C validity and the availability of external links. Here is the code and some statistics...

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Vim plugin for R

December 19, 2010
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Vim plugin for R

Just found a very nice plugin for using R in Vim. It's unbelievable comfortable!

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