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Divide or Mix. Flexible Approaches to Data Analysis

September 19, 2012
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A very interesting paradigm in data analysis comes from the necessity to model data where it is difficult to think of a single global function to be capable to represent adequately the data. We could see a spectrum of models … Continue reading &#...

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Second Milano R net meeting

September 11, 2012
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September 27, 2012 - 18:00 - 21:00 Fiori Oscuri Bistrot & Bar (www.fiorioscuri.it) Via Fiori Oscuri, 3 - Milano (Zona Brera) Continue reading →

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GenABEL: an annoying error after the import of PLINK data format

July 12, 2012
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In the previous post we saw how much convenient could be GenABEL in the management of genotypic/phenotypic data. We introduced the import of genotypic data from an Illumina format file: > convert.snp.illumina(inf = "gen.illu", out = "gen.raw", str...

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Access data quickly and easily: data.table package

June 27, 2012
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This article gives a brief overview of the data.table package written by M. Dowle, T. Short, S. Lianoglou. A data.table is an extension of a data.frame created to reduce the working time of the user in two ways programming time … Continue reading...

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An easy way to manage your genome-wide-association data: GenABEL package.

June 12, 2012
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Here is a little overview on GenABEL library developed by Yurii Aulchenko (www.genabel.org/). GenABEL is a full-featured R library for dealing with Genome-Wide Association analysis of binary and quantitative traits. Compared to the ‘genetics&#821...

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Photos of the first Milano R net meeting

May 10, 2012
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Photos of the first Milano R net meeting Milano; May 8, 2012

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“Introduction to R” course

May 8, 2012
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Milano R net, in collaboration with Quantide, organizes an "Introduction to R" course Milano; June 7-8, 2012 Continue reading →

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“Introduction to R” course

May 7, 2012
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Milano R net, in collaboration with Quantide, organizes a course of introduction to R. When: June 7-8, 2012 Where: Hotel Michelangelo; Milano (near Central Railway Station) Further details

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