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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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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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