## Exercise in grImport

January 13, 2012
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Last week I used grImport for the first time. I decided to try perform another exercise using it. The task was to add voivodeship division of Poland.Standard R maps do not contain such a division. I have found it on r-forge in package  m...

## Functional ANOVA using INLA

January 13, 2012
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Ramsay and Silverman’s Functional Data Analysis is a tremendously useful book that deserves to be more widely known. It’s full of ideas of neat things one can do when part of a dataset can be viewed as a set of

January 13, 2012
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I have been working on a new package makeR to help manage Sweave projects where you wish to create multiple versions of documents that are based on a single source. For example, I create lots of monthly and quarterly reports using Sweave and the only ...

January 13, 2012
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I have been working on a new package makeR to help manage Sweave projects where you wish to create multiple versions of documents that are based on a single source. For example, I create lots of monthly and quarterly reports using Sweave and the only ...

## Function for phylogeny resolution

January 13, 2012
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UPDATE: Yeah, so the treeresstats function had a problem in one of the calculations. I fixed that and added some more calulcations to the function. I couldn't find any functions to calculate number of polytomies, and related metrics. Here's a simpl...

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## New version of analogue (0.8-0)

January 12, 2012
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Yesterday I pushed an update of my analogue package to CRAN. The new version is 0.8-0 and contains some new functions, several bug fixes and a major change arising from additions to R 2.14.x requiring all packages to have a … Continue reading →

## New version of analogue (0.8-0)

January 12, 2012
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Yesterday I pushed an update of my analogue package to CRAN. The new version is 0.8-0 and contains some new functions, several bug fixes and a major change arising from additions to R 2.14.x requiring all packages to have a namespace. analogue now has its own namespace rather than relying on...

## Eclipse and StatET 2.0 Install For Running R

January 11, 2012
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The Eclipse IDE with StatET plugin, developed by Stephen Wahlbrink, is one of the more (maybe the most) full-featured options for running R. I’ve written about this combination before (previous post), but the highlights include a script editor with syntax highlighting, code completion, an integrated graphics window, an advanced debug system, and the best object

## Video of “Reflections, Anecdotes, and Tips on R” by Lyndon Walker

January 11, 2012
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This post shares the video from the talk presented On November 30 2011 by Dr Lyndon Walker (see Meetup page) at the end of year function for Melbourne R Users. Lyndon Walker (@lyndonwalker) has been using R for nearly half … Continue reading →

## Revolution Analytics: 2011 in Review, by Norman Nie

January 11, 2012
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In this open letter to our customers, Revolution Analytics CEO Norman Nie reflects on the accomplishments of the past year. Dear Revolution Analytics Client, I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy and healthy 2012 and thank you for your support in 2011. Through the efforts of the R Community, Revolution Analytics and its clients...

## Rook 1.0-3 updated to run on rApache

January 11, 2012
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So if you’re in need of deploying that nifty Rook app you made, download the latest release 0.1-3 on my github account or wait for it to appear on CRAN. That is all.

## Survey Time

January 11, 2012
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After I completed the vignette survey http://lamages.blogspot.com/2012/01/feedback-from-vignette-survey.html, I was amazed with the process, functionality, and potential R integration from Google Docs forms.  I just had to make one of my own. As I...

## Example 9.19: Demonstrating the central limit theorem

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A colleague recently asked "why should the average get closer to the mean when we increase the sample size?" We should interpret this question as asking why the standard error of the mean gets smaller as n increases. The central limit theorem shows t...

## Making an R Package: Not as hard as you think

January 11, 2012
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I’ve been writing functions in R for a while to do various things like talking to APIs, web scraping, model testing and data visualisation (basically thing which can get a bit repetitive!), but have always been slightly intimidated about turning those functions into a package, which I could then call using library (package-name). Note that … Continue reading...

## Calculate umpire strikezone sizes

January 11, 2012
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Head on over to THT, and you should see a post by yours truly about calculating the size of umpire strikezones. Here I will open source the code for how to do that. The hard part though is that in order to make use out of the code, you need to have eve...

## Another Year, Another rApache Release

January 11, 2012
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I’m feeling chancy, just like those two angels who took a chance on me so many years ago… So I decided to release rApache 1.1.15. You can grab the source from rapache.net. Notable change includes support for deploying Rook applications, which you