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Attendance in parliament (in Italy)

September 16, 2013
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Attendance in parliament (in Italy)

Earlier today, I found some interesting data on Italian MPs voting records in the current parliament (which was opened last April). The data are available for both Houses (the Italian system has a lower house, called Camera $-$ effectively the same as the House of Commons in the UK $-$ and an upper house, the Senate). The...

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SABR calibration on Shiny

September 16, 2013
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As you already know(if you often use R!!), Shiny allows us to create web applications in R easily. It doesn't require the knowledge of HTML, CSS, javascript, I mean, we don't need to write HTML, CSS and javascript directly to create web application.The...

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Profile Likelihood for New Jersey U.S. Senate Special Election

September 16, 2013
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Profile Likelihood for New Jersey U.S. Senate Special Election

As it stands right now Cory Booker has a very good chance of winning the New Jersey Special U.S. Senate election on October 16 to replace Frank Lautenberg and fill the remainder of his term for the next 15 months.  So with the election only about a month away I took advantage of some of

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New robust statistical functions in WRS package – Guest post by Rand Wilcox

September 16, 2013
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New robust statistical functions in WRS package – Guest post by Rand Wilcox

Today a new version (0.23.1) of the WRS package (Wilcox’ Robust Statistics) has been released. This package is the companion to his rather exhaustive book on robust statistics, “Introduction to Robust Estimation and Hypothesis Testing” (Amazon Link de/us). For a fail-safe installation of the package, follow this instruction. As a guest post, Rand Wilcox describes

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Follow Up on Spatial Overlays with R – Getting Altitude for a Set of Points

September 16, 2013
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Follow Up on Spatial Overlays with R – Getting Altitude for a Set of Points

A short follow up on a previous post on spatial overlays with R. library(sp)library(dismo)# some addresses in Austriapts # make pts spatialcoords spdf_pts # assign CRS/projection (which is WGS 1984)crs proj4string(spdf_pts) # spatial data to extract (altitude)alt # convert alt from raster to grid (needed for over::sp)# and assign CRS (which is the same...

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paste, paste0, and sprintf

September 14, 2013
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paste, paste0, and sprintf

I find myself pasting urls and lots of little pieces together lately. Now paste is a standard go to guy when you wanna glue some stuff together. But often I find myself pasting and getting stuff like this: Rather than … Continue reading →

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Send Mac OS Notifications From RStudio *Server*! (via Growl)

September 14, 2013
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Send Mac OS Notifications From RStudio *Server*! (via Growl)

Having received a couple follow-ups to the OS X notifications on RStudio Desktop for the Mac post, I was determined to find a quick hack to get remote notifications to OS X working from (at least) RStudio Server instances running on the same network. It turns out the hack was pretty straightforward just by using

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My first R Shiny Web Application using breast cancer data

September 14, 2013
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I love the idea of making non-R users playing with my datasets. Thanks to R Shiny package this is is now possible and I am going to post here my code for a simple web application.But first a few lines about Shiny package and my dataset. Okay…if you are in a hurry and want to go straight to check...

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Alpha Testing RevoScaleR running in Hadoop

September 13, 2013
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by Joseph Rickert At Revolution Analytics our mission is to establish R as the driver for Enterprise level computational frameworks. In part, this means that a data scientist ought to be able to develop an R based application in one context, e.g. her local PC, and then get it moving by changing horses on the fly (so to speak)...

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German election: Election promises visualized with R

September 13, 2013
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German election: Election promises visualized with R

Data analysis is mostly focused on structured and standardized data, e. g. data from data bases, because these data can be used easily for analysis. Nevertheless even unstructured data offer chances to generate advantages. Concrete applications like content analysis or sentiment detection are discussed more and more frequently. Of course, there are still limits to

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