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Lebanon shouldering Syria

March 10, 2014
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Lebanon shouldering Syria

The crisis that is Syria has had an incredible regional affect geopolitically, economically, and has required a significant response in humanitarian aid.  As the mass evacuation has occurred, surrounding countries are found hosting thousands of pe...

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Dora’s Choice

March 9, 2014
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Dora’s Choice

Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes (Mickey Mouse) On her last mission, Dora The Explorer sails down the Amazon river to save her friend Isa The Iguana from Swiper The Fox claws. After some hours of navigation, Dora sees how the river divides into 3 branches and

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Sustainability of water use in agriculture

March 9, 2014
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Sustainability of water use in agriculture

AQUASTAT, developed and maintained by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, is the global database that gives quantitative information on water resources and withdrawal of water for different uses. Agricultural water withdrawal is defined as follows: Annual quantity of self-supplied water withdrawn for irrigation, livestock and aquaculture purposes. It includes water from primary

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RUG-Philippines Meetup: Markov Switching Models in R

March 7, 2014
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To the R users based in the Philippines, there will be upcoming meetup, here are the details:topics: Markov Switching Models in R           by Ohly Santos           How to use the op...

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Assign n Email Addresses to x Cells, Intrinsically

March 5, 2014
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Assign n Email Addresses to x Cells, Intrinsically Assign n Email Addresses to x Cells, IntrinsicallySample Use Case:Marketing requests that an email address list be divided randomly into a given number of cells so that each cell would receive a different version of...

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Using APIs in Python: a quick example

March 4, 2014
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Using APIs in Python: a quick example

Python has an extremely intuitive and straightforward way of dealing with APIs, and makes it simple for people like you or me to access and retrieve information from databases. Before I quickly describe how to use APIs in Python, maybe we should begin with: What is an API? API (Application Programming Interface): An API is a software intermediary

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Release of jsonlite 0.9.4

March 2, 2014
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Release of jsonlite 0.9.4

A new version of the jsonlite package was released to CRAN. In addition to adding small new features, this release cleans up code and documentation. Some annoying compiler warnings inherited from RJSONIO are fixed and the reference manual is a bit more concise. Also some new examples of public JSON...

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Reading OECD.Stat into R

March 1, 2014
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Reading OECD.Stat into R

OECD.Stat is a commonly used statistics portal in the research world but there are no easy ways (that I know of) to query it straight from R. There are two main benefits of querying OECD.Stat straight from R: 1. Create reproducible analysis (something that is easily lost if you have to download excel files) 2.

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Use GDAL from R Console to Split Raster into Tiles

March 1, 2014
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Use GDAL from R Console to Split Raster into Tiles

When working with raster datasets I often encounter limitations caused by the large size of the files. I thus wrote up a little R function that invokes gdal_translate which would split the raster into parts.The screenshot to the left shows a raster in QGIS that was split into four parts with the below script.## get filesnames...

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Foundations of Statistical Algorithms [book review]

February 27, 2014
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Foundations of Statistical Algorithms [book review]

There is computational statistics and there is statistical computing. And then there is statistical algorithmic. Not the same thing, by far. This 2014 book by Weihs, Mersman and Ligges, from TU Dortmund, the later being also a member of the R Core team, stands at one end of this wide spectrum of techniques required by

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