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My first Bioconductor conference (2013)

July 21, 2013
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My first Bioconductor conference (2013)

The BioC 2013 conference was held from July 17 to 19. I attended this conference for my first time, mainly because I'm working at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center this summer, and the conference venue was just downstairs! No flights, no hotel...

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Read Excel files from R

July 21, 2013
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Many people still save their data into Microsoft Excel files. This is an unhappy choice for many reasons but many was already written about this topic. Furthermore, unfortunately Excel become a de facto standard in many business environment and this … Continue reading →

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Do the Simpsons characters like each other?

July 21, 2013
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Do the Simpsons characters like each other?

One day, while I was walking around Cambridge, I had a random thought — how do the characters on the Simpsons feel about each other? It doesn’t take long to figure out how Homer feels about Flanders (hint: he doesn’t always like him), or how Burns feels about everyone, but how does Marge feel about Bart? ...

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Do the Simpsons characters like each other?

July 21, 2013
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Do the Simpsons characters like each other?

One day, while I was walking around Cambridge, I had a random thought -- how do the characters on the Simpsons feel about each other? It doesn't take long to figure out how Homer feels about Flanders (hint: he doesn't always like him), or how Burns feels about everyone, but how does Marge feel about Bart? How does Flanders...

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Do the Simpsons characters like each other?

July 21, 2013
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Do the Simpsons characters like each other?

One day, while I was walking around Cambridge, I had a random thought -- how do the characters on the Simpsons feel about each other? It doesn't take long to figure out how Homer feels about Flanders (hint: he doesn't always like him), or how Burns feels about everyone, but how does Marge feel about Bart? How does Flanders...

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Le Monde puzzle [#825]

July 20, 2013
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Le Monde puzzle [#825]

The current puzzle is the last one before the summer break and not exciting enough to take along: Take the first ten digits, create five pairs out of those, and for each pair (x,y) derive the quantity (min(x,y)+1.5max(x,y)). What is the collection of pairs that maximises the product of those quantities? I wrote the following

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Using R and Shiny to create “Art”

July 19, 2013
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Using R and Shiny to create “Art”

One big strength of packages like shiny is the ability to easily vary parameters and view the results, especially in plots.So here’s a small shiny app that I created to learn about reactivity, while also having fun.The idea is simple. Vary many aspects of geom_segments in ggplot, and see what emerges. The things...

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Create SQL Rules from rpart model

July 19, 2013
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Mapping output of rpart tree to SQL statements is not easy. In rpart package you have to print out rules and then manually write SQL CASE statement. Fortunately, we can write new function to do this job. To test the function, I will use dataset german...

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Using the power of sound to figure out which Simpsons character is speaking

July 18, 2013
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Using the power of sound to figure out which Simpsons character is speaking

In a previous post, I looked at transcripts of Simpsons episodes and tried to figure out which character was speaking which line. This worked decently, but it wasn’t great. It gave us memorable scenes like this one: Homer : D'oh! A deer! A female deer. Marge : Son, you're okay! Bart : Dad, I can't let...

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Using the power of sound to figure out which Simpsons character is speaking

July 18, 2013
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Using the power of sound to figure out which Simpsons character is speaking

Update: you can find the next post in this series here. In a previous post, I looked at transcripts of Simpsons episodes and tried to figure out which character was speaking which line. This worked decently, but it wasn't great. It gave us memorable scenes like this one: Homer : D'oh! A deer! A female deer. Marge : Son, you're okay! Bart...

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