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Using the “foreign” package for data conversion

October 27, 2009
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Using the “foreign” package for data conversion

I was in a rush to convert a SPSS data into Stata format. Somehow my Stattransfer v.8 for Linux was lost and I did not want pause my work and go back to Windows just to get this one file converted. So fire Emacs+ESS+R, load the "foreign" package, did t...

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Literate programming, etc.

October 27, 2009
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Literate programming, etc.

http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/Main/StatReport

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Scivews-K got updated

October 23, 2009
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Scivews-K got updated

http://www.sciviews.org/SciViews-K/index.htmlThe problem is, I cannot get it to work, on either Windows or Linux.

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InferenceR looks interesting

October 21, 2009
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InferenceR looks interesting

I obtained a free academic copy of the InferenceR, which is a R IDE for Windows. I has several interesting features such as a visual debugger. It is definitely worth some further exploration. Of course, the problem (and the only problem for now) is tha...

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Lots of maps using R

October 21, 2009
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Lots of maps using R

http://r-spatial.sourceforge.net/gallery/#fig01.RVery helpful!

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Editing while running R within Emacs

October 20, 2009
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Editing while running R within Emacs

Simply press "Ctrl + g" will return the control back to the user.

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Running JAGS via R2jags

October 20, 2009
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Running JAGS via R2jags

I finally figure out how to run WinBUGS examples in JAGS via R2jags. JAGS is preferred over WinBUGS for its cross-platform compatibility and performance (it was written in C++).

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The optimal way to do sweave

October 16, 2009
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The optimal way to do sweave

The optimal way to do sweave may be to have a master file in LaTeX, and a separate Rnw file contains all the computations, figures, and tables. That way, it is easy to compile the LaTeX as the writing goes on without the hassle of carrying out the comp...

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‘R’ programming

August 28, 2009
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‘R’ programming

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/R_Programming

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R handy for crunching data

August 23, 2009
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R handy for crunching data

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-sc16.html?S_TACT=105AGX52&S_CMP=cn-a-l

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