This is a function I wrote up for reversing KML-paths. The paths within a KML can partially matched by their name-tags## name: ReverseKmlPath ## use: Reverser a KML-path by matching its ## arguments: PATH_TO_DOC...

This is a function I wrote up for reversing KML-paths. The paths within a KML can partially matched by their name-tags## name: ReverseKmlPath ## use: Reverser a KML-path by matching its ## arguments: PATH_TO_DOC...

I'm posting a recent project's spin-off, which is a custom line-generalizer which I used for huge KML-paths. Anyone with a less clumpsy approach?## line generalizing function: takes two vectors of with x/ycoords ## and return ids of x/y elements which distance to its next element## is shorter than the average distance between consecutive vertices## multiplied by 'fac'check_dist ...

Join hundreds of other R users from around the world at the annual worldwide R user conference useR! 2014, to be held June 30 - July 3 at the UCLA campus in Los Angeles. Registration is now open for attendees. Advance registration for the conference is just $375 — and even less for academics ($250) and students ($125). Register...

The Organizing Committee of userR!2014 at UCLA, to be held June 30th through July 3rd, is pleased to announce the opening of registration on its website: user2014.stat.ucla.edu Discounted prices for early registration are effective through 5/10/14, after which regular registration prices will be in place. The specific program schedule will be announced very soon, so do please check back...

The annoucement below just went to the R-SIG-Finance list. More information is as usual at the R / Finance page: Now open for registrations: R / Finance 2014: Applied Finance with R May 16 and 17, 2014 Chicago, IL, USA The reg...

As announced on the R-SIG-Finance mailing list, registration for R/Finance 2014 is now open! The conference will take place May 17 and 18 in Chicago.Building on the success of the previous conferences in 2009-2013, we expect more than 250 attendees fro...

The registration for the second conference on R in Insurance on Monday 14 July 2014 at Cass Business School in London has opened. This one-day conference will focus again on applications in insurance and actuarial science that use R, the lingua franca for statistical computation. Topics covered may include actuarial statistics, capital modelling, pricing, reserving,...

If you're new to the R language but keen to get started with linear modeling or logistic regression in the language, take a look at this "Introduction to R" PDF, by Princeton's Germán Rodríguez. (There's also a browsable HTML version.) In a crisp 35 pages it begins by taking you through the basics of R: simple objects, importing data,...

As I said in my last post, rgdal lacks some of the features of GDAL, including the ability to subset columns and rows the source layer, and I demonstrated a workaround. The workaround relied upon the RPostgreSQL package, and this raises a question: Is it possible to transfer geographic data from PostGIS to R just