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Analysing squash performance using fitbit data

April 11, 2014
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Analysing squash performance using fitbit data

I previously wrote about accessing step data in R using the fitbit API and at the time said I could think of little to do with the data that was not available via the fitbit website. Since then I’ve rejoined … Continue reading →

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Accessing FitBit data in R

September 9, 2013
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Accessing FitBit data in R

I caught a pretty amazing episode of Horizon (the BBC’s in depth science program in the UK) a while back called “The future of medicine is apps“. The programme explored the health benefits of giving people data about their body, … Continue reading →

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iRefR – PPI data access from R

July 21, 2013
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iRefR – PPI data access from R

I use a lot of protein-protein interaction (PPI) data as biological networks represent the systems within which our genes and proteins of interest function. There are many sources of PPI data, including BioGRID and IntAct etc. A recent effort has … Continue reading →

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A shiny app to display the human body map dataset

January 30, 2013
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A shiny app to display the human body map dataset

There was quite a lot of buzz around when the guys from Rstudio launched Shiny, a new web framework for R that promises to “make it super simple for R users like you to turn analyses into interactive web applications … Continue reading →

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