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Subsidies, Revenues, and Expenses of NCAA Division I Public Schools Athletic Departments – Visualizations using rCharts and animint generated interactive ggplots

October 18, 2013
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Two interesting articles in recent issues of The Atlantic linked sports to tax-payer dollars. The first few lines of Gregg Easterbrook’s article, titled How the NFL Fleeces Taxpayers, were: “Taxpayers fund the stadiums, antitrust law doesn't apply to broadcast deals, the league enjoys nonprofit status, and Commissioner Roger Goodell makes $30 million a year. It's...

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Trading Strategies Performance Report with R and Knitr

October 18, 2013
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Trading Strategies Performance Report with R and Knitr

I’ve been looking for template reports using R and Knitr for a while but I didn’t find anything that suits my needs so far. I therefore decided to create them myself. What I like to see about trading strategies are basic performance charts (daily, monthly and yearly), some basic trading statistics and above all most

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Version 1.1 of the likert Package Released to CRAN

October 18, 2013
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Version 1.1 of the likert Package Released to CRAN

After some delay, we are happy to finally get version 1.1 of the likert package on CRAN. Although labeled 1.1, this is actually the first version of the package released to CRAN. After receiving some wonderful feedback from useR! this year, we held back releasing until we implemented many of the feature suggestions. The NEWS file...

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Big and small daycares in Toronto by building type, mapped using RGoogleMaps and Toronto Open Data

October 17, 2013
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Big and small daycares in Toronto by building type, mapped using RGoogleMaps and Toronto Open Data

Before my daughter was born, I thought that my wife and I would have to send her to a licensed child care centre somewhere in Toronto.  I had heard over and over how long of a waiting list I should … Continue reading →

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Line Breaks Between Words in Axis Labels in ggplot in R

October 17, 2013
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Line Breaks Between Words in Axis Labels in ggplot in R

Sometimes when plotting factor variables in R, the graphics can look pretty messy thanks to long factor levels. If the level attributes have multiple words, there is an easy fix to this that often makes the axis labels look much cleaner.Without Line Br...

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The ACM 2013 Mining Big Data Camp and "Un-Conference"

October 17, 2013
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The ACM 2013 Mining Big Data Camp and "Un-Conference"

by Joseph Rickert The 2013 Mining Big Data Camp was held last Saturday at Ebay’s Town Hall Conference Center in San Jose. The San Francisco chapter of the ACM has been sponsoring this data mining themed, “un-conference” event since 2009. Attendance, this year was lighter than I remembered in the past, however, the event continues to be a viable...

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OpenCPU Release 1.0.4

October 17, 2013
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OpenCPU Release 1.0.4

OpenCPU version 1.0.4 was released to CRAN and Launchpad this week. This release brings some bug fixes/improvements and no breaking changes so you can safely upgrade your 1.0.x installations. Upgrade an existing OpenCPU cloud server using: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Or to install the latest version of the OpenCPU local single-user server...

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OpenCPU Release 1.0.4

October 17, 2013
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OpenCPU Release 1.0.4

OpenCPU version 1.0.4 was released to CRAN and Launchpad this week. This release brings some bug fixes/improvements and no breaking changes so you can safely upgrade your 1.0.x installations. Upgrade an existing OpenCPU cloud server using: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Or to install the latest version of the OpenCPU local single-user server...

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Latent Gaussian Models and INLA

October 16, 2013
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Latent Gaussian Models and INLA

If you read my post about Fast Bayesian Inference with INLA you might wonder which models are included within the class of latent Gaussian models (LGM), and can therefore be fitted with INLA. Next I will give a general definition about LGM and later I will describe three completely different examples that belong to this

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A Bayesian Model for a Function Increasing by Chi-Squared Jumps (in Stan)

October 16, 2013
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A Bayesian Model for a Function Increasing by Chi-Squared Jumps (in Stan)

(This article was first published on David Chudzicki's Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) This post will describe a way I came up with of fitting a function that’s constrained to be increasing, using Stan. If you want practical help, standard statistical approaches, or expert research, this isn’t the place for you (look up “isotonic regression” or “Bayesian isotonic...

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