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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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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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