In my recent post I promised to present the most interesting features of the stringi package in more detail. Here's one of such jolly features. Many LaTeX users may find it very useful. Loading a text file with encoding auto-detection…Read more ›

ShareLaTeX (click here to register a free account) is a wonderful and reliable on-line editor for writing and compiling LaTeX documents “in the cloud” as well as working together in real-time (imagine Google Docs supporting LaTeX => you get ShareLaTeX).…Read more ›

A nice post was recently published on the rsnippets blog, about the tikzDevice R package. This package is – indeed – awesome. Even if it has been removed from the CRAN website. Of course, it can be download from the archive folder, on http://cran.r-project.org/…, but also (for a more recent version) on http://download.r-forge.r-project.org/…. But first, it is necessary to install...

Just a short post, to share some codes used to generate animated graphs, with R. Assume that we would like to illustrate the law of large number, and the convergence of the average value from binomial sample. We can generate samples using > n=200 > k=1000 > set.seed(1) > X=matrix(sample(0:1,size=n*k,replace=TRUE),n,k) Each row will be a trajectory of heads and...

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