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How Low Can It [The Mississsippi River] Go?

January 12, 2013
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How Low Can It [The Mississsippi River] Go?

I’ve heard quite a bit about the current problems with the Mississippi River and wanted to see for myself (with data) just how bad it is. St Louis seems to be quite indicative of the severity of the situation, so I pulled the USGS “stream” records for it and also the historic low water level

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Heat maps using R

January 12, 2013
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Heat maps using R

One of the great things about following blogs on R is seeing what others are doing & being able to replicate and try out things on my own data sets. For example, some great links on rapidly creating heat maps using R. Drawing Heat Maps in R How to Make a Heatmap – a Quick

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Slopegraphs in R

January 11, 2013
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Slopegraphs in R

I updated the code to use ggsave and tweaked some of the font & line size values for more consistent (and pretty) output. This also means that I really need to get this up on github. If you even remotely follow this blog, you’ll see that I’m kinda obsessed with slopegraphs. While I’m pretty happy

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My Personal Intro to F1 Race Statistics

January 10, 2013
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My Personal Intro to F1 Race Statistics

One of the many things I keep avoiding is statistics. I’ve never really been convinced about the 5% significance level thing; as far as I can tell, hardly anything that’s interesting normally distributes; all the counting that’s involved just confuses me; and I never really got to grips with confidently combining probabilities. I find a

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Every NFL punt since 2002

January 9, 2013
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Every NFL punt since 2002

The site reddit told us about data on every single NFL (U.S. National Football League) play since 2002. We read it in and did an analysis of punting. The results are beautiful. The post Every NFL punt since 2002 appeared first on Decision Science News.

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Factor Analysis of Baseball’s Hall of Fame Voters

January 9, 2013
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Factor Analysis of Baseball’s Hall of Fame Voters

Factor Analysis of Baseball's Hall of Fame VotersRecently, Nate Silver wrote a post which analyzed how voters who voted for and against Barry Bonds for Baseball's Hall of Fame differed. Not surprisingly, those who voted for Bonds were more likely to vote for other suspected steroids users (like Roger Clemens). This got...

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WordPress Stats in R

January 9, 2013
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WordPress Stats in R

A trackback from Martin Hawksey’s recent post on Analysing WordPress post velocity and momentum stats with Google Sheets (Spreadsheet), which demonstrates how to pull WordPress stats into a Google Spreadsheet and generates charts and reports therein, reminded me of the WordPress stats API. So here’s a quick function for pulling WordPress reports into R. (Code

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100 most read R posts in 2012 (stats from R-bloggers) – big data, visualization, data manipulation, and other languages

January 2, 2013
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100 most read R posts in 2012 (stats from R-bloggers) – big data, visualization, data manipulation, and other languages

R-bloggers.com is now three years young. The site is an (unofficial) online journal of the R statistical programming environment, written by bloggers who agreed to contribute their R articles to the site. Last year, I posted on the top 24...

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Just another R blog

January 2, 2013
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New year, new resolutions. This year, as a personal challenge, I decided to create a blog where I could share (and also receive) some tricks and tips about R programming language. The main motivation behind this blog is to learn how to use Knitr (http://yihui.name/knitr/). While I'm very concerned about the importance of...

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The (near) Future of Data Analysis – A Review

January 2, 2013
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The (near) Future of Data Analysis – A Review

Sean Murphy co-organizes Data Business DC, among many other things. Hadley Wickham, having just taught workshops in DC for RStudio, shared with the DC R Meetup his view on the future, or at least the near future of Data Analysis. … Continue reading → The post The (near) Future of Data Analysis – A Review appeared first on...

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