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R-bloggers.com just went through a (forced) maintenance – and is back online! (I hope)

February 18, 2014
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R-bloggers.com just went through a (forced) maintenance – and is back online! (I hope)

Dear R users, R-bloggers is (hopefully) back online! I wanted to update you that in the past two days, the site has been subject to unreasonable amount of traffic (probably spambots of some sort, but it is not clear to me yet). During that time, the site went down for several hours throughout yesterday and until just an hour...

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R jobs (February 2014)

February 11, 2014
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R-bloggers is offering an “R jobs” post, that will be published once every (“couple of”) months. If you are interested in offering a job to be posted on r-bloggers, please e-mail me at: [email protected] (please write in the subject line the text “R job” so I could have easy e-mail filtering on it). Harvard — R/C++ programmer to develop climate-related R software/package...

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Second NYC R classes(announcement and teaching experience)

January 20, 2014
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Second NYC R classes(announcement and teaching experience)

(The photo was from our first offering of R classes) We are going to offer our Data Science by R (beginner level) course again in February. The goal of this class is to get students to a point where they are self-sufficient in R, are proficient at analyzing data and can take these skills back to their full-time jobs....

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useR! 2014 call for tutorials

December 17, 2013
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The R User Conference, useR! 2014 is scheduled for July 1-3, 2014 at the University of California, Los Angeles. Before the official program, half-day tutorials will be offered on Monday, June 30. We invite R users to submit proposals for three hour tutorials on special topics regarding R. The proposals should include: 1) A brief description (abstract) of the...

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ManchesterR and LondonR user group meetings

November 11, 2013
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ManchesterR and LondonR user group meetings Mango Solutions advise details of the forthcoming R user group meetings in Manchester and London. These free meetings are open to anyone using R or interested in using R.   ManchesterR Date:                     Wednesday 13th November Venue:                 The Cornerhouse, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5NH Time:                     7pm For detailed information please see www.rmanchester.org   LondonR Date:                    ...

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R jobs (September, October 2013)

November 5, 2013
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R-bloggers is offering an “R jobs” post, that will be published once every month (or other month). If you are interested in offering a job to be posted on r-bloggers, please e-mail me at: [email protected] (please write in the subject line the text “R job” so I could have easy e-mail filtering on it ). statistics. com Occasional part-time...

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NYC R Programming Classes – starting this coming Sunday

November 5, 2013
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NYC R Programming Classes – starting this coming Sunday

Guest post by Vivian Zhang, original post. You can sign up for our Sunday Intensive beginner level R classes at NYC Data Science Academy meetup page or email [email protected] for more info. Brief: The course (which will meet five Sundays) will start from the basics, introducing the building blocks used for programming in R and building intuition for writing clean and robust code....

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R User Group meetings in New Jersey, Basel, Manchester and London

October 16, 2013
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  Mango Solutions are pleased to announce the forthcoming free user group meetings for R users and enthusiasts. All meetings are free to attend and consist of a few R related presentations followed by networking time. If you are an R user or have an interest in R please come along.   22 October 2013 – New Jersey R...

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Dealing with a stochastic fitness function in GA package

October 4, 2013
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Dealing with a stochastic fitness function in GA package

Guest post by Kim Man Lui, PhD. (about GA – an R package for optimization using genetic algorithms) The GA package (version 2.0) is a generic package in which one can define his/her own functions of fitness, selection, crossover and mutation. Among those functions, the most important is the fitness. However, in the GA package, the fitness function has...

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New JerseyR User Group Meeting – 22nd October 2013, Iselin NJ

October 2, 2013
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We are pleased to announce details of the next New Jersey R meeting; this is a free event open to anyone using or interested in using R. Venue:  Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Avenue South, Iselin, NJ 08830 Time:     6.30 pm – 10pm Presentations (from 7pm) • Using knitr to create reports -  Adam Rich, Beazley Group • Using R...

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