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Rstudio and makefiles: Mind your options!

February 14, 2014
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Rstudio and makefiles: Mind your options!

I have written this post mostly for myself. I don’t want to waste 2 hours on this problem again at some point in the future.  Hopefully others might stumble on it too and save some aggravation. So, the issue I had this morning was writing up a a makefile in RStudio.  I am new to

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Caching Encyclopedia of Life API calls

February 12, 2014
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Caching Encyclopedia of Life API calls

In a recent blog post we discussed caching calls to the web offline, on your own computer. Just like you can cache data on your own computer, a data provider can do the same thing. Most of the data providers we work with do not provide caching. However, at least one does: EOL, or Encyclopedia of Life....

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Share and access R code, data, apps on ocpu.io

February 12, 2014
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Share and access R code, data, apps on ocpu.io

ocpu.io is a new domain for publishing code, data and apps based on the OpenCPU system. Any R package on Github is directly available via yourname.ocpu.io. Thereby the package can be used remotely via the OpenCPU API to access data, perform remote function calls, reproduce results, publish webapps, and much more....

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Three ways to get parameter-specific p-values from lmer

February 11, 2014
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How to get parameter-specific p-values is one of the most commonly asked questions about multilevel regression. The key issue is that the degrees of freedom are not trivial to compute for multilevel regression. Various detailed discussions can be found on the R-wiki and R-help mailing list post by Doug Bates. I...

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Using Dates and Times in R

February 10, 2014
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Using Dates and Times in R

Today at the Davis R Users’ Group, Bonnie Dixon gave a tutorial on the various ways to handle dates and times in R. Bonnie provided this great script which walks through essential classes, functions, and packages. Here it is piped through knitr::spin. The original R script can be found as a gist here. Date/time classes Three...

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rMaps released

February 10, 2014
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rMaps released

Ramnath Vaidyanathan just released his new R interactive package, rMaps (Vaidyanathan, 2014). The packages relies on the development version of his widely known rCharts package (Vaidyanathan, 2013) as well as javascript libraries...

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Sochi Olympic Medals

February 9, 2014
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Sochi Olympic Medals

For those who are addicted to R and haven’t the time to click the mouse on a web browser you too can still be informed about the results of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. I was inspired by a SO … Continue reading →

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After 1st semester of Statistics PhD program

February 9, 2014
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After 1st semester of Statistics PhD program

Have you ever wondered whether the first semester of a PhD is really all that busy? My complete lack of posts last fall should prove it Some thoughts on the Fall term, now that Spring is well under way: The … Continue reading →

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Another skewed normal distribution

February 8, 2014
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Another skewed normal distribution

At the CLRS last year, Glenn Meyers talked about something very near to my heart: a skewed normal distribution. In loss reserving (and I'm sure, many other contexts) standard linear regression is less than ideal as it presumes that deviations from the mean are equally distributed. We rarely expect this assumption to hold (though we

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R Studio and "Advanced R Development"

February 5, 2014
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R Studio and "Advanced R Development"

Well, I am tuning back in after a brief hiatus (what's a year-or-two-or-four between friends)?  Among other things, I just wrapped up a book for O'Reilly Media (Client-Server Web Apps with JavaScript and Java) due out in the Spring.   Please ...

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