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Clarifying difference between Ratio and Interval Scale of Measurement

August 5, 2014
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Clarifying difference between Ratio and Interval Scale of Measurement Clarifying difference between Ratio and Interval Scale of Measurement Introduction Recently while preparing lecture on scales of measurements and types of statistical data, I came across two scales of measurement when numbers are used to denote a quantitative variable. ...

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Is difference in proportion appropriate measure to compare performance of a drug over another one?

July 20, 2014
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(This article was first published on MATHEMATICS IN MEDICINE, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on his blog: MATHEMATICS IN MEDICINE. R-bloggers.com offers daily e-mail updates about R news and tutorials on topics such as: visualization (ggplot2, Boxplots, maps, animation), programming (RStudio, Sweave, LaTeX, SQL, Eclipse, git,...

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Preventing escaping in HTML

April 24, 2014
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Preventing escaping in HTML Preventing escaping in HTML library(xtable) ## ## Attaching package: 'xtable'## ## The following objects are masked from 'package:Hmisc':## ## label, label<- library(stringr)library(whisker) Problem statementBeing a novice in R language, the problem I faced maight be a novice one,...

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Publishing in GitHub

April 17, 2014
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Publishing in GitHub Publishing in GitHubI struggled to make my first repository in GitHub. I finally found out the steps to do so. Make your folder in local host and add the required files in the folder (SRCFOLDER). One of the required files is README.md, which will contain overview of the project. Add...

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Database for chronic malignancies

April 17, 2014
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Dear all, recently I have designed a database for Multiple Myeloma, which can easily be extended to include other malignancies and chronic diseases.The database and its guide can be downloaded from GitHub Repository.Bye.

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Confounding & collinearity

March 11, 2014
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Confounding & collinearity

(This article was first published on MATHEMATICS IN MEDICINE, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Confounding and collinearity Confounding and collinearity Introduction In this blog article, I will discuss about the bias introduced in estimation of coefficient of a given explanatory variable due to the presence of confounding factors. After that, I will try to demonstrate about the effect of...

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Art of Statistical Inference

November 20, 2013
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Art of Statistical Inference

(This article was first published on MATHEMATICS IN MEDICINE, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Art of Statistical Inference Art of Statistical Inference This post was written by me a few years ago, when I started learning the art and science of data analysis. It will be a good starter for the amateur data analysts. Introduction What is statistics? There...

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Kappa – Lambda light chain ratio

November 12, 2012
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Kappa – Lambda light chain ratio

Hi everybody,Few days back I was going through the development of immunoglobulin receptors on B cells.  I came across a few facts:1.  The ratio between kappa (K) and lambda (L) light chain attached with immunoglobulin (Ig) receptor is approxi...

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