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Function for phylogeny resolution

January 13, 2012
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Function for phylogeny resolution

I couldn't find any functions to calculate number of polytomies, and related metrics.Here's a simple function that gives four metrics on a phylo tree object:Here's output from the gist above:`dat $trsize 15$numpolys 1$numpolysbyt...

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Moving from blogger and wordpress to jekyll

January 11, 2012
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Moving from blogger and wordpress to jekyll

Recology used to be hosted on Blogger, and my personal website was hosted on Wordpress. Neither platform was very satisfying. Blogger is very limited in their layouts, unless you use dynamic views, which suck because they don't allow javascript snipp...

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Presenting results of logistic regression

January 10, 2012
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Presenting results of logistic regression

So my advisor pointed out this 'new' (well, 2004), way of plotting results of logistic regression results. The idea was presented in a 2004 Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America issue (here). I tried to come up with a solution using, what el...

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Testing twitterfeed

January 8, 2012
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Testing twitterfeed

Does this work on twitterfeed?

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Testing new website

January 6, 2012
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Testing new website

Test post on new Jekyll hosted website...

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Weecology can has new mammal dataset

December 29, 2011
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Weecology can has new mammal dataset

So the Weecology folks have published a large dataset on mammal communities in a data paper in Ecology.  I know nothing about mammal communities, but that doesn't mean one can't play with the data...Their dataset consists of five csv fil...

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Recology is 1 yr old

December 23, 2011
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Recology is 1 yr old

This blog has lasted a whole year already.  Thanks for reading and commenting.There are a couple of announcements:Less blogging: I hope to put in many more years blogging here, but in full disclosure I am blogging for Journal of Ecology now, ...

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Dynamic views don’t support javascript-so reverting back to simple views

December 22, 2011
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Dynamic views don’t support javascript-so reverting back to simple views

Sorry for the temporary loss of GitHub gists...Hopefully dynamic views will support javascript soon!!

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I Work For The Internet !

December 13, 2011
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I Work For The Internet !

UPDATE: code and figure updated at 647 AM CST on 19 Dec '11.  Also, see Jarrett Byrnes (improved) fork of my gist  here.The site I WORK FOR THE INTERNET is collecting pictures and first names (last name initials only) to show collective suppo...

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LondonR meetings presentations

December 11, 2011
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LondonR meetings presentations

Three presentations uploaded on LondonR meetings website.  I especially enjoyed the JD Long presentation on the seque package for simulations using Amazon's EC2.

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