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A Simple Interactive Map Of US Prisons With Leaflet

September 8, 2015
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A Simple Interactive Map Of US Prisons With Leaflet

The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? (Pablo Casals, Spanish cellist) Some time ago, I discovered Enigma, an amazing open platform that unifies billions of records from thousands of government sources to make the world of public data universally accessible and useful. This is the … Continue reading...

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Building Packages in R – Part 0: Setting Up R

September 7, 2015
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Building Packages in R – Part 0: Setting Up R

One of the highly touted features of R is that it allows you, me, and everyone to create packages. Packages are collections of functions that are made to enable end-users to analyze their data more quickly and efficiently. But the package framework is not just suited to allow experts to distribute their statistical approaches and

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A quick look at BlueSky Statistics

September 7, 2015
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A quick look at BlueSky Statistics

BlueSky Statistics is a new GUI-driven statistical data analysis tool for Windows. It provides a series of dialogs to import and manipluate data, and to perform statistical analysis and visualization tasks. (Think: more like SPSS than RStudio.) The underlying operations are implemented using R code, which you can inspect and reuse. This video gives you a more detailed introduction:...

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RcppDE 0.1.4

September 5, 2015
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A second maintenance release 0.1.4 of our RcppDE package, following on the heels of the recent 0.1.3. release arrived on CRAN today. RcppDE is a "port" of DEoptim, a popular package for derivative-free optimisation using differential optimization, to C++. By using RcppArmadillo, the code becomes a lot shorter and more legible. This version changes the package-internal...

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dplyr 0.4.3

September 4, 2015
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dplyr 0.4.3

dplyr 0.4.3 includes over 30 minor improvements and bug fixes, which are described in detail in the release notes. Here I wanted to draw your attention five small, but important, changes: mutate() no longer randomly crashes! (Sorry it took us so long to fix this – I know it’s been causing a lot of pain.)

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Connecting R to MySQL/MariaDB

September 2, 2015
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Connecting R to MySQL/MariaDB

Overview Relational databases, such as MySQL, organize data into tables consisting of rows and columns similarly to an R data.frame. While many beginners will be satisfied with R’s native RData storage format, storing data in a flat-file has its disadvantages. First, they are difficult to share among collaborators. .RData files can contain many matrices and

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Top 10 Reasons why you should attend the EARL R London Conference

September 2, 2015
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Top 10 Reasons why you should attend the EARL R London Conference

On September 14th-16th Mango Solutions are running the EARL ( Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference for all users, enthusiasts and beginners of the R programming language. It is an event not to be missed and here are the … Continue reading →

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Mathematical annotations on R plots

September 2, 2015
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Mathematical annotations on R plots

I’ve always struggled with using plotmath via the expression function in R for adding mathematical notation to axes or legends. For some reason, the most obvious way to write something never seems to work for me and I end up using trial and error in a loop with far too many iterations. So I am

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About to teach Statistical Graphics and Visualization course at CMU

August 31, 2015
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About to teach Statistical Graphics and Visualization course at CMU

I’m pretty excited for tomorrow: I’ll begin teaching the Fall 2015 offering of 36-721, Statistical Graphics and Visualization. This is a half-semester course designed primarily for students in our MSP program (Masters in Statistical Practice). A large part of the … Continue reading →

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Revolution R Enterprise Now Available in the Cloud on Azure Marketplace

August 31, 2015
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by Richard Kittler, Revolution R Enterprise PM, Microsoft Advanced Analytics Revolution is excited to announce the availability of its latest release of Revolution R Enterprise 7.4.1 (RRE) as a technical preview on Microsoft Azure via Windows- and Linux-based virtual machines in the Azure Marketplace. Through Azure’s world-wide cloud infrastructure customers now have on-demand access to high-performance predictive analytics to...

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