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Efficient Ragged Arrays in R and Rcpp

July 3, 2014
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When is R Slow, and Why? Computational speed is a common complaint lodged against R. Some recent posts on r-bloggers.com have compared the speed of R with some other programming languages , and showed the favorable impact of the new compiler package on run-times . I and others have written about using Rcpp to easily write C++...

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UseR! 2014 Tutorials

July 3, 2014
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UseR! 2014 Tutorials

by Joseph Rickert UserR! 2014 got under way this past Monday with a very impressive array of tutorials delivered on the day that the conferences organizers were struggling to cope with a record breaking crowd. My guess is that conference attendance is somewhere in the 700 range. Moreover, this the first year that I can remember that tutorials were...

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F1 Doing the Data Visualisation Competition Thing With Tata?

July 2, 2014
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F1 Doing the Data Visualisation Competition Thing With Tata?

Sort of via @jottevanger, it seems that Tata Communications announces the first challenge in the F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize to extract and present new information from Formula One Management’s live data feeds. (The F1 site has a post Tata launches F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize dated “10 Jun 2014″? What’s that about then?) Tata Communications are

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Rmetrics Workshop on R in Finance and Insurance, Paris 2014

June 28, 2014
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Rmetrics Workshop on R in Finance and Insurance, Paris 2014

Here are the slides of the talk that I gave yesterday with Prof. Frédéric Planchet at the 8th Rmetrics workshop in Insurance and Finance :   http://www.ressources-actuarielles.net/C1256F13006585B2/0/39B54166464089AFC12572B0003D88C2/$FILE/Rmetrics.pdf?OpenElement   The R codes can found here : For ESG http://www.ressources-actuarielles.net/EXT/ISFA/fp-isfa.nsf/34a14c286dfb0903c1256ffd00502d73/a5e99e9abf5d3674c125772f00600f6c/$FILE/examplesESG.R For ESGtoolkit … Continue reading →

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Include promo/activity effect into the prediction (extended ARIMA model with R)

Include promo/activity effect into the prediction (extended ARIMA model with R)

I want to consider an approach of forecasting I really like and frequently use. It allows to include the promo campaigns (or another activities and other variables as well) effect into the prediction of total amount. I will use a fictitious example and data in this post, but it works really good with my real data.  So, you can... Read More »

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Tailoring univariate probability distributions

June 26, 2014
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Tailoring univariate probability distributions

This post shows how to build a custom univariate distribution in R from scratch, so that you end up with the essential functions: a probability density function, cumulative distribution function, quantile function and random number generator. In the beginning all you need is an equation of the probability density function, … Continue reading →

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rlist: a new package for working with list objects in R

June 25, 2014
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In recent years, non-relational data have attracted more and more attentions. Roughly speaking, all datasets that are hard to put into a rectangular table with rows and columns are non-relational datasets. The following data is a very simple non-relational dataset in JSON format. The dataset contains some information of three programmers, each of whom has a name, an age, some...

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Cleaning up oversized github repositories for R and beyond

June 25, 2014
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Cleaning up oversized github repositories for R and beyond

The version control system Git is an amazing piece of software for tracking every change that you make to a project and saving its entire history. It is incredibly useful, for users of R and other programming languages, leading it shoot from 0 market share in 2005 (when it was first released) to market domination in one short decade. However, Git can cause confusion....

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Generating and visualising multivariate random numbers in R

June 24, 2014
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Generating and visualising multivariate random numbers in R

This post will present the wonderful pairs.panels function of the psych package that I discovered recently to visualise multivariate random numbers.Here is a little example with a Gaussian copula and normal and log-normal marginal distributions. I use pairs.panels to illustrate the steps along the way.I start with standardised multivariate normal random numbers:library(psych)library(MASS)Sig ...

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Performing ANOVA Test in R: Results and Interpretation

June 23, 2014
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Performing ANOVA Test in R: Results and Interpretation

When testing an hypothesis with a categorical explanatory variable and a quantitative response variable, the tool normally used in statistics is Analysis of Variances, also called ANOVA.In this post I am performing an ANOVA test using the R programming language, to a...

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