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3 new R jobs (for June 16th 2014)

June 16, 2014
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This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-06-16), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this link to post a new R job (it’s free, and registration takes less than 10 seconds). If you are a job seekers, please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest (or visit previous...

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6 new R jobs (for June 2nd 2014)

June 2, 2014
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This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-06-02), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this link to post a new R job (it’s free, and registration takes less than 10 seconds). If you are a job seekers, please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest (or visit previous...

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Early Bird Registration for the EARL Conference closes tomorrow (Friday 30th May)

May 29, 2014
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Early Bird Registration for the EARL Conference (Effective Applications of the R Language) closes tomorrow, Friday 30th May. The EARL conference will be held in London on the 15-17th September 2014   EARL is the first cross-sector conference dedicated to the business usage of R and features presentations from over 45 R experts and practitioners.  For further information and to purchase early...

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Contest for R programmers in useR!2014 + Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)

May 27, 2014
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Contest for R programmers in useR!2014 + Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)

In collaboration with useR!2014, upcoming 30 June – 3 July at UCLA, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD has just announced the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Data Visualisation Contest @ use!R 2014 is to show the potential of R for analysis and visualisation of large and complex data sets.  PISA is a worldwide study developed by the...

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Home Victory for Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup

May 26, 2014
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Home Victory for Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup

(By Achim Zeileis) After 36 years the FIFA World Cup returns to South America with the 2014 event being hosted in Brazil (after 1978 in Argentina). And as in all previous South American FIFA World Cups, a South American team is expected to take the victory: Using a bookmaker consensus rating – obtained by aggregating winning odds from 22 online...

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Conference agenda for EARL conference (September 15th – 17th)

May 21, 2014
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Mango Solutions are pleased to announce details of the full EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference agenda. EARL will be held at The Tower Hotel in London on September 15th – 17th and will showcase an impressive list of R experts from a wide range of business sectors; for full agenda details listing the speakers and presentations please visit www.earl-conference.com/Agenda.html...

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R jobs (May 19th 2014)

May 19, 2014
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This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-05-19), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this link to post a new R job (it’s free, and registration takes less than 10 seconds). If you are a job seekers, please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest (or visit previous...

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Validation? Why Bother?

May 16, 2014
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By Kate Hanley. I may be biased, but I strongly believe that R is one of the best tools out there for performing statistical analyses and related tasks. It is driven by academia, so cutting-edge methods are available quickly and painlessly, and many of the world’s foremost statistics and data mining experts are using and developing for it on...

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EARL Conference, London 15-17 September 2014

May 15, 2014
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EARL R Bloggers ad

By Liz Matthews. EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) is a brand new conference and the first to focus on the growing commercial usage of R.   More and more companies are recognizing the strategic value of R for their data analysis and benefitting from its ease of use, the vast and growing number of packages available and, of...

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The RSelenium R Package (Free Webinar)

May 7, 2014
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The Orange County R User Group (OC-RUG) will soon host a free webinar on the new “RSelenium” R Package which provides a set of R bindings for the Selenium 2.0 webdriver using the JsonWireProtocol. Using RSelenium, you can automate web browsers locally or remotely in order to test various web apps, such as Shiny applications – for example. Webinar Format: ...

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