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New RcppEigen release 0.3.2.0.1 — and a new maintainer

December 19, 2013
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In a recent email to the Rcpp and lme4 mailing lists, Doug Bates announced that was turning away from R, Rcpp, lme4 and hence also RcppEigen for which he had been both the primary author and maintainer. This is huge loss for the R community. I have...

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Converting graphs in pdf files to csv format

December 19, 2013
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Converting graphs in pdf files to csv format

Looking at a graph displayed as part of a pdf document is so tantalizing; I want that data as a csv! One way to get the data is to email the author(s) and ask for it. I do this regularly and sometimes get the apologetic reply that the data is confidential. But I can see

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Giving R the strengths of Stata

December 19, 2013
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Giving R the strengths of Stata

This is not a partisan post that extols the virtues of one software package over another. I love Stata and R and use them both all the time. They each have strengths and weaknesses and if I could only take … Continue reading →

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The distribution of Twitter follower counts

December 18, 2013
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The distribution of Twitter follower counts

My Twitter account @revodavid has, of this writing, 8828 followers. But is that below or above average amongst active Twitter accounts? Since Twitter doesn't publish statistics of follower counts, I've really had little idea. Until now, that is, because Jon Bruner has done some independent research to estimate the distribution of number of followers amongst active Twitter users. Bruner...

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24 Days of R: Day 17

December 18, 2013
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24 Days of R: Day 17

I couldn't manage to find time yesterday, so today I'm going to try and catch up with two posts. In the first, I'm going to talk about a package I've been gradually working on over the course of the year. After all, what's Christmas if you don't get a package? I do quite a lot

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lmer vs Stan for a somewhat involved dataset.

December 17, 2013
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Here is a comparison of lmer vs Stan output on a mildly complicated dataset from a psychology expt. (Kliegl et al 2011). The data are here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/pwuz1g7rtwy17p1/KWDYZ_test.rda.The data and paper available from: http://openscience.u...

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An R package with all injury intent deaths registered in Mexico 2004-2012

December 17, 2013
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This is a data only package containing all injury intent deaths (accidents, suicides, homicides, legal interventions, and deaths of unspecified intent) registered by the SSA/INEGI from 2004 to 2012. The data source for the database is the INEGI. In a...

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New Geometry – Confidence Regions

December 17, 2013
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New Geometry – Confidence Regions

geom_confidence(…) One of the first suggestions that was presented to me, was by Sean Mulcahy, whom suggested that it would be a good idea to consider confidence regions, as presented HERE. I am plesed to say that a new geometry (geom_confidence) has been created, and, is available since version 1.0.1.1, continue reading for a couple… The post New...

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Revolution R Enterprise 7 now generally available

December 16, 2013
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Now that the limited availability period is complete, we're pleased to announce that Revolution R Enterprise 7 is now generally available for all customers on the following platforms (see the detailed list of supported platforms): Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux workstations Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux servers Platform LSF and Microsoft HPC Server clusters Cloudera...

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Creating a simple Morris bar chart with rCharts and Survey packages

Creating interactive graphs and charts is a great way to show a lot of information in a small space without cluttering up the drawing canvas. This post describes the use of Ramnath Vaidyanathan’s rCharts package with Thomas Lumley’s survey package to create a simple bar chart with design-corrected standard errors that appear on mouseover. The

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