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Online R courses at Udemy – 30% promo code ($14-$35 per course)

May 16, 2016
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Online R courses at Udemy – 30% promo code ($14-$35 per course)

Udemy is offering readers of R-bloggers access to its global online learning marketplace with a (special) 30% off promo code (price range of $14-$35 per course). This deal is for hundreds of their courses (including many R-Programming, data science, machine learning etc.) use the code RBLOGGERS30 for an extra 30% discount Click here to browse ALL (R and non-R) courses Advanced R courses:  The...

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RZabbix – easy and direct communication with ‘Zabbix API’

May 5, 2016
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(This is a re-post from the R packages mailing list) A week ago a new R packages appeared on CRAN https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/RZabbix/index.html RZabbix is an R interface to the ‘Zabbix API’ data < https://www.zabbix.com/documentation/3.0/manual/api/reference>. Enables easy and direct communication with ‘Zabbix API’ from ‘R’. You can now integrate your Zabbix applications monitoring with reports created in R. Feel free to check...

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11 new R jobs from around the world (2016-05-04)

May 4, 2016
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11 new R jobs from around the world (2016-05-04)

Here are the new R Jobs for 2016-05-04. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community. You can either post a job for free, or pay a bit and have your job featured. Current R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your R job...

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acs version 2.0: an R package to download and analyze data from the US Census

May 4, 2016
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This is a re-post from the R packages mailing list We are pleased to announce the release of version 2.0 of the “acs” package, now available on CRAN <http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/acs/index.html>. The package allows users to download, manipulate, analyze, and present demographic data from the U.S. Census, with special tools and methods to simplify the tasks of working with estimates and standard...

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New R package for K-S goodness-of-fit tests

May 2, 2016
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This is a re-post from the R packages mailing list Greetings, We wanted to announce a new R package ‘KScorrect’ that carries out the Lilliefors correction to the Kolmogorov-Smirnoff test for use in (one-sample) goodness-of-fit tests. It’s well-established it’s inappropriate to use the K-S test when sample statistics are used to estimate parameters, which results in substantially increased Type-II errors....

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rPref 1.0 – Computing Pareto Optima and Database Preferences

April 28, 2016
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This is a re-post from the R packages mailing list Dear R users, the first 1.0 version of the rPref package is now on CRAN. rPref allows to select the Pareto-optimal tuples from a data set, also called Skylines in the database community. For example, optimal tuples from mtcars according to “high(mpg) * high(hp)” (where “*” is the Pareto operator)...

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New package: weightr (v. 1.0.0)

April 26, 2016
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  This is a re-post of Dr. Jack Vevea email to the R packages mailing list Greetings, R users! I’m excited and pleased to announce that the weightr package was released to CRAN today: https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/weightr/ Our package provides a function for meta-analysts to implement the Vevea and Hedges (1995) weight-function model for publication bias in R and, by specifying...

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Fast csv writing for R

April 25, 2016
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Fast csv writing for R

Guest post by Matt Dowle. This post was first published on the H2O blog, please go there to leave a comment. R has traditionally been very slow at reading and writing csv files of, say, 1 million rows or more. Getting data into R is often the first task a user needs to do and if they have a poor...

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7 new R jobs from around the world (2016-04-18)

April 18, 2016
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7 new R jobs from around the world (2016-04-18)

R-users Resumes The resume section features CVs from over 200 R users. You can submit your resume for free (as a “job seeker”). You may also browse the resumes. Here are the new R Jobs for 2016-04-18. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new (free) R job to the R community. To get added exposure,  you may also post...

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eRum 2016 (european R users meeting) – invited speakers

April 13, 2016
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eRum 2016 (european R users meeting) – invited speakers

  eRum 2016 will take place in the beautiful city of Poznań, Poland, betweenOctober 12th and 14th, and we already have confirmed invited speakers such as Rasmus Bååth (Lund University Cognitive Science) http://www.sumsar.net https://twitter.com/rabaath Romain Francois (r-enthusiasts) https://github.com/romainfrancois https://twitter.com/romain_francois Ulrike Grömping (Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin) https://prof.beuth-hochschule.de/groemping/ Matthias Templ (Vienna University of Technology) http://www.statistik.tuwien.ac.at/public/templ/mtempl/?page_id=2 http://www.data-analysis.at/de_DE/ Heather Turner (University of Warwick) https://twitter.com/HeathrTurnr http://www.heatherturner.net as well...

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