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Something to Think About Before Black Friday | rChart + dygraphs

November 27, 2013
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Something to Think About Before Black Friday | rChart + dygraphs

US Retail stocks have been killing it.  Since the holiday season starting with Black Friday is so important to retail, let’s look at the US Retail industry price and Sharpe ratio using R rCharts and Performance analytics +  javascript dygraphs.  Thanks Kenneth French once again for the dataset.

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Analyzing baseball data with R

November 27, 2013
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Analyzing baseball data with R

This week, the post is an interview with Max Marchi. Max is the author, with Jim Albert, of the book "Analyzing baseball data with R". Hi, Max. Welcome back to MilanoR. Last time you wrote for us a series of … Continue reading →

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Winter Solstice Survival Guide 2013

November 27, 2013
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Winter Solstice Survival Guide 2013

’tis the season to consume! But for this part of the year, as the Winter Solstice approaches, we consume not for ourselves, but for others, and that’s generally a good thing. Each year we here at Science… sort of like to put together a list of suggestions for the science-inclined in your life. Whether you’re looking

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Five ways to handle Big Data in R

November 27, 2013
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Five ways to handle Big Data in R

Big data was one of the biggest topics on this year’s useR conference in Albacete and it is definitely one of today’s hottest buzzwords. But what defines “Big Data”? And on the practical side: How can big data be tackled in R? What data is big? Hadley Wickham, one of the best known R developers,

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Continuous Integration with OpenCPU

November 27, 2013
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Continuous Integration with OpenCPU

Starting version 1.0.7, the OpenCPU cloud server adds support for continuous integration (CI). This means that Github repositories can be configured to automatically install your package on an OpenCPU server, every time a commit is pushed. To t...

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Continuous Integration with OpenCPU

November 27, 2013
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Continuous Integration with OpenCPU

Starting version 1.0.7, the OpenCPU cloud server adds support for continuous integration (CI). This means that Github repositories can be configured to automatically install your package on an OpenCPU server, every time a commit is pushed. To t...

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The little non-informative prior that could (be informative)

November 26, 2013
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The little non-informative prior that could (be informative)

Christian Robert reviewed on line a paper that was critical of non-informative priors. Among the points that were discussed by him and other contributors (e.g. Keith O’Rourke), was the issue of induced priors, i.e. priors which arise from a transformation of original parameters, or of observables. I found this exchange interesting because I did something

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New R package raincpc: Obtain and Analyze Rainfall data from the Climate Prediction Center (CPC)

November 26, 2013
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The Climate Prediction Center's (CPC) daily rainfall data for the entire world, 1979 - present & 50-km resolution, is one of the few high quality and long term observation-based rainfall products. Data is available at CPC's ftp site. However, it is...

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How can R and Hadoop be used together?

November 26, 2013
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How can R and Hadoop be used together?

By inspired from this Quora question, I have been started working on how can R and Hadoop integrated to be used together? By very hard verification process, finally I got the possible ways to use R and Hadoop together for performing Big Data Analytics. This blog post is written with consideration of helping to a The post How...

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Bootstrapping for Propensity Score Analysis

November 26, 2013
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Bootstrapping for Propensity Score Analysis

I am happy to announce that version 1.0 of the PSAboot package has been released to CRAN. This package implements bootstrapping for propensity score analysis. This deviates from typical implementations such as boot in that it allows for separate sampling specifications for treatment and control units. For example, in the case where the ratio of treatment-to-control units is...

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