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Things I wish I’d known before I started using R

March 12, 2011
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Things I wish I’d known before I started using R

I’ve been using R for a couple of years now.  This post is aimed at me a couple of years ago, or you if you’re just starting to use R and are pressed for time.  Here’s some things I wish I’d known in early 2009. Use a naming convention read.csv is a great function, but

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A Million Random Digits: review of reviews

March 4, 2011
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A Million Random Digits: review of reviews

Recently on his blog (here), Robin mentioned an amazing book, called "A Million Random Digits" published by RAND corporation. The book was initially published in 1955, but RAND published a nice (and expensive) second edition. A great thing is that ...

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Video Introduction to R Packages by Rory Winston – Melbourne R Users February 2011

March 3, 2011
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Video Introduction to R Packages by Rory Winston – Melbourne R Users February 2011

On February 17th 2011 Rory Winston gave a talk on creating R packages at the Melbourne R Users Group (see Meetup page). Slides from the talk can be downloaded here. For more information about Rory check out his blog The … Continue reading →

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Keep an Eye on the emerging Open-Source Analytics Stack

March 3, 2011
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This post is contributed by Revolution Analytics CEO Norman Nie, and cross-posted from the Future of Open Source Forum. A lot of attention has been focused recently on Big Data, and rightly so: Big Data is a Big Deal. (See this LinuxInsider article, Big Data, Big Open Source Tools, for a compehensive overview of Big Data issues.) But what,...

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I love RStudio

March 1, 2011
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I love RStudio

Typically if I am working with R I will have a lot of different windows open all at once. I'll have the R Console (for Mac) of course and a text editor (Xcode or TextEdit), plus there will usually be some help windows to examine particular functions o...

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Rstudio

February 28, 2011
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Rstudio, an open source cross-platform IDE for R, seems to be really attractive. It probably will not drag me away from Emacs, but having more options is always a good thing.The only downside of it is that it automatically installs R from the...

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Rstudio

February 28, 2011
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Rstudio, an open source cross-platform IDE for R, seems to be really attractive. It probably will not drag me away from Emacs, but having more options is always a good thing.The only downside of it is that it automatically installs R from the...

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Release of XLConnect 0.1-3

February 28, 2011
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Release of XLConnect 0.1-3

Mirai Solutions GmbH (http://www.mirai-solutions.com) is proud to announce the first release of XLConnect, a comprehensive and cross-platform R package for manipulating Microsoft Excel files from within R. XLConnect differs from other related R packages in that it is completely cross-platform … Continue reading →

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Mapping the 2011 Chicago Mayoral Democratic Primary

February 25, 2011
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Mapping the 2011 Chicago Mayoral Democratic Primary

Mapping the Chicago Democratic Mayoral 2011 primary with Ruby, R, and ggplot2

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HRSA Area Resource File Format 2009

February 23, 2011
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From the HRSA website: is a database containing more than 6,000 variables for each of the nation’s counties. ARF contains information on health facilities, health professions, measures of resource scarcity, health status, economic activity, health training programs, and socioeconomic and environmental characteristics. The data file itself is formatted accordingly (from the ARF

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