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Lambda (Box-Cox transformation parameter) value for forecasting using ARIMA

February 26, 2016
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Guest post by Amit Thombre. (you can email Amit with questions) Introduction: – George Box and David Cox developed a procedure to identify an appropriate exponent (lambda) to transform the data to improve its normality. The Lambda value indicates the power to which all data should be raised. For this, the Box-Cox power transformation searches for various values of lambda...

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Post your resume to R-users.com (+6 new R jobs for 2016-02-22)

February 22, 2016
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Post your resume to R-users.com (+6 new R jobs for 2016-02-22)

New in R-users – Resumes! R-users.com now features a Resume section with CVs from 150 R users. You can submit your resume for free registering as a “job seeker” (or browse them, to get ideas of how to present yourself to your next job. This however requires a paid subscription). Also, here are the new R Jobs for 2016-02-22. To post your R job...

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Science announces a new short-form video competition – beginning March 7th

February 16, 2016
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  Details and key dates can be found here: Science announces a new short-form video competition – beginning March 7th From Science:   Wow us with your best data! And when we say “wow,” we mean just that: Make us laugh, make us cry, make us gasp with delight at the stunning discoveries and probing insights you can bring to...

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Discount promo code for R courses in Statistics.com

February 15, 2016
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Statistics.com is an online learning website with 100+ courses in statistics, analytics, data mining, text mining, forecasting, social network analysis, spatial analysis, etc. They have kindly agreed to offer R-Bloggers readers a reduced rate of $399 for any of their 23 courses in R, Python, SQL or SAS (a saving of $150-$200).  These are high-impact courses, each 4-weeks long (normally costing...

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Unit Testing in R – slides

February 13, 2016
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Guest post by Stefan Feuerriegel – originally published here. Software testing describes several means to investigate program code regarding its quality. The underlying approaches provides means to handle errors once they occur. Furthermore, software testing also show techniques to reduce the probability of that. R is becoming a increasingly promiment programming language. This not only includes pure statistical settings but...

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New R logo

February 12, 2016
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New R logo

The R logo has been revised in to be more compatible with the principles of flat design followed by some recent user interfaces such as Microsoft Windows >= 8 and Mac OS X >= 10.10 (Yosemite). The new logo is available for download from the R project web site in SVG and high-resolution PNG formats: https://www.r-project.org/logo Thanks to Hadley...

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23 new R jobs from around the world (2016-02-10)

February 10, 2016
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23 new R jobs from around the world (2016-02-10)

This is the bi-monthly R-bloggers post (for 2016-01-25) for new R Jobs. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community (it’s quick and just $10). New R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest: Full-Time Senior Statistician/Statistician (>$100/year) @ Shinjuku-ku, Tōkyō-to,...

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Discount R courses at Simplilearn

January 28, 2016
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Guest post by Simplilearn Simplilearn is offering access to its R Language courses at reduced prices. The offer is good till 7th Feb, 2016 with the coupon: GetAhead Check out the R-courses they offer: Certified Data Scientist with R Language At the end of the training, you will be technically competent in key R programming language concepts such as data visualization...

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Intro to Sound Analysis with R

January 27, 2016
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Guest post by Christopher Johnson from www.codeitmagazine.com   Some of my articles cover getting started with a particular software, and some cover tips and tricks for seasoned users.  This article, however, is different.  It does demonstrate the usage of an R package, but the main purpose is for fun. In an article in Time, Matt Peckham described how French researchers...

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11 new R jobs from around the world (2016-01-25)

January 25, 2016
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11 new R jobs from around the world (2016-01-25)

This is the bi-monthly R-bloggers post (for 2016-01-25) for new R Jobs. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community (it’s free and quick). New R jobs Freelance R Analytics Consultant Evergreen Retail – Posted by EvergreenRetail Anywhere 24 Jan2016 Full-Time R Programming Software Engineer III @ Princeton, New Jersey USA sdemaree...

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