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useR! 2014 call for tutorials

December 17, 2013
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r_project

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_jobs

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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What’s the Most “Concave” State in the U.S.? Using R to Solve a Geography Puzzle

October 1, 2013
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What’s the Most “Concave” State in the U.S.? Using R to Solve a Geography Puzzle

This is a guest post by Todd Schneider and the original link is http://news.rapgenius.com/Atodd-whats-the-most-concave-state-in-the-us-using-r-to-solve-a-geography-puzzle-lyrics. The puzzle: find two points inside the United States such that Both points are in the same state The straight line segment (shortest great circle) connecting them crosses the largest number of distinct states This came up during a recent road trip through Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia,...

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Statistics.com Partners With CrowdANALYTIX to Offer New Online Course With Crowdsource Contest As Project

September 11, 2013
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Statistics.com, a provider of online education in statistics and analytics, announces a partnership with CrowdANALYTIX, a predictive modeling “managed crowdsourcing” company, offering a new online course, “Applied Predictive Analytics in partnership with CrowdANALYTIX“, which will run from Oct. 11 to Nov 8, 2013. Crowdsourcing, using the power of the crowd to solve problems, has been used for many functions...

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Monthly R jobs on r-bloggers

September 6, 2013
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R_jobs

R-bloggers is now offering a new “R jobs” post, that will be published (around) once a month. If you are interested in asking for 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 ). This first post...

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