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Freshwater access in rural regions, using d3Network to explore similarities

Freshwater access in rural regions, using d3Network to explore similarities

This post describes the construction of a similarity matrix and its use in creating grouped network graphs to examine freshwater access in rural regions of 194 countries around the world. The data comes from the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation, downloaded from The World Bank December 26, 2013. Dataset construction

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Generalized linear models for predicting rates

January 1, 2014
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Generalized linear models for predicting rates

I often need to build a predictive model that estimates rates. The example of our age is: ad click through rates (how often a viewer clicks on an ad estimated as a function of the features of the ad and the viewer). Another timely example is estimating default rates of mortgages or credit cards. You Related posts:

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Jeff Leek’s non-comprehensive list of awesome things other people did in 2013

December 31, 2013
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Jeff Leek, biostats professor at Johns Hopkins and instructor of the Coursera Data Analysis course, recently posted on Simly Statistics this list of awesome things other people accomplished in 2013 in genomics, statistics, and data science.At risk of s...

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K-means Clustering 86 Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

December 30, 2013
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K-means Clustering 86 Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

by Luba Gloukhov The first time I had an Islay single malt, my mind was blown. In my first foray into the world of whiskies, I took the plunge into the smokiest, peatiest beast of them all — Laphroig. That same night, dreams of owning a smoker were replaced by the desire to roam the landscape of smoky single...

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Guessing Correlations: A shiny app

December 30, 2013
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Guessing Correlations: A shiny app

A recent hobby of mine (as with many other R users) is to play around with the relatively new R package: shiny. I started creating demo applications about a year ago just to figure out how powerful the platform could be, but it was not until this fall that I started creating some applications for others to use. I...

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Installing oce in R

December 30, 2013
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Several of the blog items have used the oce package. The official version of this can be installed from within R by 1 install.packages("oce") and more up-to-date versions can be installed using the devtools package written by Hadley Wickham, which is itself installed with 1 install.packages("devtools") after which installing the latest development version of oce is accomplished with 1 2 3 library(devtools) install_github('ocedata', 'dankelley', 'master') install_github('oce', 'dankelley', 'develop') Note that the...

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Happy new year

December 29, 2013
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Although 2013 was not perfect for me, it still gave me a lot of happiness and beneficial experiences which were worthy to recall.  It is in 2014 that numerous difficult problems need to be solved. Application is still a headache and the final tests are also troublesome. Whereas,  2014 is full of hope. I have … Continue reading...

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The Tornado Project: Counting Tornadoes

December 29, 2013
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The goal of this open source R-based analysis, as mentioned in my earlier post, is to bring consistency and transparency to the analyses of publicly available Tornado datasets.The project home page is on my GitHub site - https://github.com/Ra...

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oro.dicom 0.4.0

December 29, 2013
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The R package oro.dicom contains data input/output functions for medical imaging data that conform to the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) standard, part of the Rigorous Analytics bundle.The latest version of oro.dicom (0.4.0) con...

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Analyze your Google+ Posts with R [Update]

December 28, 2013
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Analyze your Google+ Posts with R [Update]

Hey everybody, today I show you how you can start working with the Google+ API and R. We create a personal API key, get our own stats and plot them in a nice looking graph. Get the API Key You can get our API key on the Google Developer console here: https://code.google.com/apis/console There you can see …

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