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On the carbon footprint of the NBA

May 11, 2014
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On the carbon footprint of the NBA

It’s no secret that I enjoy basketball, but I’ve often wondered about the carbon footprint that can be caused by 30 teams each playing an 82-game season. Ultimately, that’s 2460 air flights across the whole of the USA, each carrying 30+ individuals. For these reasons, I decided to investigate the average distance travelled by each NBA

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Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty: Structural Equation Model or One-Dimensional Dissonance

May 9, 2014
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Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty: Structural Equation Model or One-Dimensional Dissonance

Causal thinking is seductive. Product experience comes first, then feelings of satisfaction, and finally intentions to continue as a customer. Although customer satisfaction and loyalty data tend to be collected all at one time within the same question...

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In case you missed it: April 2014 roundup

May 9, 2014
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from April of particular interest to R users: Registration is now open for the useR! 2014 R conference in Los Angeles. A new Kaggle competition challenges R users to predict which shoppers will become repeat buyers. Data on R usage around the world, presented as an interative map. The New...

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package bdvis is on CRAN

May 8, 2014
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package bdvis is on CRAN

We are happy to announce that package bdvis is on CRAN now. http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/bdvis/index.html bdvis: Biodiversity Data Visualizations Biodiversity data visualizations using R would be helpful to understand completeness of biodiversity inventory, extent of geographical, taxonomic and temporal coverage, gaps and biases in data. As part of Google Summer of Code 2014, we hope to make progress

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package bdvis is on CRAN

May 8, 2014
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package bdvis is on CRAN

We are happy to announce that package bdvis is on CRAN now. http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/bdvis/index.html bdvis: Biodiversity Data Visualizations Biodiversity data visualizations using R would be helpful to understand completeness of biodiversity inventory, extent of geographical, taxonomic and temporal coverage, gaps and biases in data. As part of Google Summer of Code 2014, we hope to make progress

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Euclid Algorithm for Set of Integers: ‘Reduce’ vs. trees in R

May 7, 2014
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The Euclid Algorithm provides a solution to the greatest common divisor (GCD) of two natural numbers $x_{1}$ and $x_{-2}$, denoted by $GCD(x_{1}, x_{2})$. This will produce the largest integer that divides $x_{1}$ and $x_{2}$. Solution is proposed by ...

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Dining in San Francisco – Let R Guide You

May 6, 2014
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Dining in San Francisco – Let R Guide You

I’m frequently asked by newcomers to R to provide an easy to follow generic set of instructions on how to download data, transform it, aggregate it, make graphs, and write it all up for publication in a high impact journal – all by the end of the day ! While such a request is somewhat

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Dining in San Francisco – Let R Guide You

May 6, 2014
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Dining in San Francisco – Let R Guide You

I’m frequently asked by newcomers to R to provide an easy to follow generic set of instructions on how to download data, transform it, aggregate it, make graphs, and write it all up for publication in a high impact journal – all by the end of the day ! While such a request is somewhat

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analyze the censo demografico no brasil (censo) with r and monetdb

May 6, 2014
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almost a century older than its own capital city, the decennial censo demografico no brasil (censo) forms the basis of every major survey product in the country.  the pesquisa nacional por amostra de domicilios (pnad), the pesquisa de orcamentos f...

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7 R Quirks That Will Drive You Nutty

May 5, 2014
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7 R Quirks That Will Drive You Nutty

7 R Quirks That Will Drive You Nutty StumpedEvery language has its idiosyncrasies. Some “designer”“ type languages have less due to extreme thoughtfulness of language engineers. I suspect Julia for example has many less quirks. However, despite...

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