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Statistical Analysis with R, a Review

February 12, 2011
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Statistical Analysis with R, a Review

Long Version: I have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.  I’m pretty handy when it comes to

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New edition of “R Companion to Applied Regression” – by John Fox and Sandy Weisberg

December 10, 2010
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New edition of “R Companion to Applied Regression” – by John Fox and Sandy Weisberg

Just two hours ago, Professor John Fox has announced on the R-help mailing list of a new (second) edition to his book “An R and S Plus Companion to Applied Regression”, now title . “An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition”. John Fox is (very) well known in the R community for many contributions to R, including the...

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All together now – Confirmatory Factor Analysis in R

December 8, 2010
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Describing multivariate data is not easy. Especially, if you think that statisticians have not developed any new tools after the ANOVA and principal component analysis (PCA). For social and experimental scientists the most important new technique are structural equation models that combine measurement models (that substitute reliability analysis and PCA) and structural models (that substitute

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Another boring blog

December 2, 2010
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Another boring blog

I recently decided to create two blogs as outlets for my research.  The first (The Richness of Life) focuses more on the organisms I work with as an ecologist and my general interest as a student of natural history.  This blog on Quantitative...

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A small and lonely sea urchin…

August 22, 2010
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A small and lonely sea urchin…

A few weeks ago, a paper on which I am a co-author was accepted for publication in the french ecological journal Life & Environment. In this paper, we evaluate the consequences of recreative harvesting on three populations of sea urchins (…)Read the rest of this entry »

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Using Optmatch and RItools for Observational Studies

July 29, 2010
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Using Optmatch and RItools for Observational Studies

I am a contributor to the optmatch and the RItools packages for R. These two packages are separate, but complimentary. Both packages provide tools for adjusting observational data to exhibit “balance” on observed covariates. In a randomized control trial, treatment and control groups should have identical distributions over all covariates, observed and unobserved. Matching provides a...

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R Commander – two-way analysis of variance

June 25, 2010
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R Commander – two-way analysis of variance

Two way analysis of variance models can be fitted to data using the R Commander GUI. The general approach is similar to fitting the other types of model in R Commander described in previous posts. Fast Tube by Casper The “Statistics” menu provides access to some analysis of variance models via the “Means” sub-menu:Multi-way ANOVA – the

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R Commander – one-way analysis of variance

June 25, 2010
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R Commander – one-way analysis of variance

One way analysis of variance models can be fitted to data using the R Commander GUI. The general approach is similar to fitting the other types of model in R Commander described in previous posts. Fast Tube by Casper The “Statistics” menu provides access to some analysis of variance models via the “Means” sub-menu:One-way ANOVA – the

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Do Not Log-Transform Count Data, Bitches!

June 17, 2010
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Do Not Log-Transform Count Data, Bitches!

OK, so, the title of this article is actually Do not log-transform count data, but, as @ascidacea mentioned, you just can’t resist adding the “bitches” to the end. Onwards. If you’re like me, when you learned experimental stats, you were taught to worship at the throne of the Normal Distribution. Always check your data and

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Voter targeting with R

May 26, 2010
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Voter targeting with R

Voter targeting for turnout is the process of scoring registered voters using demographic and electoral variables taken from voter lists and commercial databases. The score of all voters together is used to predict overall turnout, which determines the allocation of campaign resources and directs strategy for voter contact and communication. Targeting for turnout is a

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