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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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R jobs (May 5th 2014)

May 5, 2014
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R jobs (May 5th 2014)

A short update: in the past month, R-users.com has received between 200 to 400 views a day, and 1,000 to 2,000 views after the bimonthly R Jobs post is published on r-bloggers. Below is the site stats for the past month (click for a larger image): That said, this is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-05-05), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. If you are...

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useR!2014 at UCLA is open for registration

April 28, 2014
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useR!2014 at UCLA is open for registration

The Organizing Committee of userR!2014 at UCLA, to be held June 30th through July 3rd, is pleased to announce the opening of registration on its website:  user2014.stat.ucla.edu Discounted prices for early registration are effective through 5/10/14, after which regular registration prices will be in place. The specific program schedule will be announced very soon, so do please check back...

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R jobs (April 22nd 2014)

April 22, 2014
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This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-04-22), 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...

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R jobs (April 7th 2014)

April 7, 2014
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Last month I announced the launch of, a new R jobs website for R users, called: R-users.com. My intention is to post new jobs on r-bloggers around twice a month. You are invited to use this link, to post new a R job (it’s free). Registration takes less than 10 seconds. Here are the new R jobs for 2014-04-07: Full-Time Staff Data ScientistBD...

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Announcing The Pooled Resources Open Access ALS Clinical Trial (PRO-ACT) database

April 2, 2014
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Announcing The Pooled Resources Open Access ALS Clinical Trial (PRO-ACT) database

Prize4Life, and NEALS are proud to announce the launch of the Pooled Resources Open Access ALS Clinical Trial (PRO-ACT) database. It is a database of ALS clinical trials and contains 8500+ patients records, and over 8 million data points, making is not only the biggest AS clinical trial database currently available, but one of the largest clinical trial databases...

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Theil’s Blus Residuals and R Tools for Testing and Removing Autocorrelation and Heteroscedasticity

March 28, 2014
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Guest post by Hrishikesh (Rick) D. Vinod, Professor of Economics, Fordham University. Theil (1968) proposed a transformation of regression residuals so that they are best, unbiased, linear, scalar (BLUS). No R code is available to implement them. I am providing the detailed description of the properties of BLUS residuals to the uninitiated and code. The matrix algebra itself is...

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Analysis of experiments using ASReml-R, Chicago, 24/25th April

March 27, 2014
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This workshop is aimed at scientist/practitioners that are interested in analyzing complex datasets by fitting linear mixed models, particularly users with experience in breeding programs and design and analysis of experiments. After the workshop the participants should be able to understand the use of ASReml and to analyze most biological experiment and particularly, study breeding trials for single or...

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R jobs (March 24th)

March 24, 2014
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Earlier this month I have announced the launch of R-users.com, a new R jobs website. My intention is to post around twice a month on new R jobs posted on the website. You are invited to use this link, to post new R jobs. Registration is less than 10 seconds. Here are the new R jobs:   Full-Time Data...

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Call for Presentations for the EARL Conference, London Sep 2014

March 11, 2014
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Call for Presentations for the EARL Conference, London Sep 2014

Mango Solutions invite presentations for the EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference which will be held in London on the 16-17th September 2014. The EARL Conference provides an opportunity for those using and developing the open source statistical programming language R to share and discuss their practices of the R Language. The conference will focus primarily on...

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