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Modeling and Solving Linear Programming with R – Free book

December 13, 2015
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Modeling and Solving Linear Programming with R (pdf – free download link) is a book about solving linear programming problems/exercises with R. This book provides a brief introduction to linear programming, an introduction of solving linear programming problems with R and a set of exercises. For each exercise a possible solution through linear programming is introduced together with the code...

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R tutorials

December 10, 2015
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There are tons of resources to help you learn the different aspects of R, and as a beginner this can be overwhelming. It’s also a dynamic language and rapidly changing, so it’s important to keep up with the latest tools and technologies. That’s why R-bloggers and DataCamp have worked together to bring you a learning path for R. Each section...

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How to donate money to the R foundation

December 7, 2015
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How to donate money to the R foundation

Individual Europeans may donate money to the R Foundation by filling out the donation form and returning it by fax or mail. All donors will be listed on the R project homepage and in one issue of the R Journal per year (unless the respective donor prefers otherwise). Individual Americans can make a tax-deductible donation of ($50+) to SIAA...

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14 (new) R jobs from around the world (for 2015-11-30)

November 30, 2015
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14 (new) R jobs from around the world (for 2015-11-30)

This is the bi-monthly R-bloggers post (for 2015-11-30) for new R Jobs. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community (it’s free and quick). New R jobs Freelance Develop a small Shiny App Global Sourcing Group – Posted by Sudhir Machanaikanahalli Karnataka, India 17 Nov2015 Full-Time Application Developer @ Boulder, Colorado, United...

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Last day – get access to all the R courses at DataCamp for $9 (for the first month)

November 30, 2015
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DataCamp is offering R-bloggers readers a holiday promotion. For just $9 (instead of $25) You can gain access to their full curriculum of online R courses, videos and interactive coding challenges. With hands-on learning and instruction from leading experts such as Garrett Grolemund (RStudio), Matt Dowle (data.table) and Bob Muenchen (r4stats), DataCamp’s premium courses can help you acquire new R...

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Last day – online R courses at Udemy – for $15 only

November 26, 2015
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tl;dr: Black Friday $15 Udemy Deal – (until Friday 27th) For the next 24 hours, Udemy is offering readers of R-bloggers access to its global online learning marketplace with a (special) $15 (up to 98% off) deal on over 17,000 of their courses (including R-Programming, data science, machine learning etc.). After the 19th, the deal schedule (per course) is as follows: 11/18 –...

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R online classes with leading experts at statistics.com (33% discount)

November 24, 2015
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Statistics.com is an online learning website with 100+ courses in statistics, analytics, data mining, text mining, forecasting, social network analysis, spatial analysis, etc. They have kindly agreed to offer R-Bloggers readers a reduced rate of $399 for any of their 23 courses in R, Python, SQL or SAS.  These are high-impact courses, each 4-weeks long (normally costing up to $589).  They...

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17 (new) R jobs from around the world (for 2015-11-16)

November 16, 2015
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17 (new) R jobs from around the world (for 2015-11-16)

This is the bi-monthly R-bloggers post (for 2015-11-16) for new R Jobs. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community (it’s free and quick). New R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest: Full-Time BioStatistician / Quantitative Ecologist @ Saint Petersburg, Florida,...

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Introducing Distributed Data-structures in R

November 9, 2015
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Introducing Distributed Data-structures in R

    Indrajit Roy, Principal Researcher, Hewlett Packard Labs Due to R’s popularity as a data mining tool, many Big Data systems expose an R based interface to users. However, these interfaces are custom, non-standard, and difficult to learn. Earlier in the year, we hosted a workshop on distributed computing in R. You can read about the event here....

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‘inegiR’ – an R package for Mexican official statistics

November 4, 2015
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‘inegiR’ – an R package for Mexican official statistics

(guest post by Eduardo Flores) Introduction For anyone interested in using data from INEGI (the official statistics agency of Mexico), it was sometimes a hasle to look-up all the information in their BIE data base. Of course, their interface is useful for users who need some data series fast because of the export to excel functions. But for users...

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