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Hadley Wickham goes behind the scenes on ggplot2

January 20, 2012
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Hadley Wickham goes behind the scenes on ggplot2

Hadley Wickham, creator of the ggplot2 packages for R (as well as several others) will present a webinar on February 8 going behind the scenes of the popular graphics package. If you've never used ggplot2 before, this will be a great way to learn about the kinds of charts you can create with it; and if you're a regular...

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SOPA and PIPA damage the Internet – R-bloggers off-topic post

January 18, 2012
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Dear R people, It is a (VERY) rare event that I allow a non-R related content on R-bloggers. Today is one such rare a day. I do this in order to raise awareness of two bills in congress: H.R.3261 “Stop Online Piracy Act” and S.968 “PROTECT IP”, which could radically change the landscape of the Internet. These bills provide overly broad mechanisms...

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Parallel R Loops for Windows and Linux

January 17, 2012
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Parallel computation may seem difficult to implement and a pain to use, but it is actually quite simple to use. The foreach package provides the basic loop structure, which can utilize various parallel backends to execute the loop in parallel. First,...

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Parallel R Loops in Windows and Linux

January 17, 2012
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Parallel computation may seem difficult to implement and a pain to use, but it is actually quite simple to use. The foreach package provides the basic loop structure, which can utilize various parallel backends to execute the loop in parallel. First, let's go over the basic structure of a foreach loop. To get the foreach package, run the following...

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R: Web Scraping R-bloggers Facebook Page

January 6, 2012
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R: Web Scraping R-bloggers Facebook Page

  Introduction R-bloggers.com is a blog aggregator maintained by Tal Galili. It is a great website for both learning about R and keeping up-to-date with the latest developments (because someone will probably, and very kindly, post about the status of some R related feature). There is also an R-bloggers facebook page where a number of

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Homicides in Mexico 2010

December 28, 2011
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Homicides in Mexico 2010

Recently the Mexican government released to the public the final homicide data for 2010, and as you can see from the chart Mexico has suffered from a steep rise in homicides since 2008, and in 2010 reached the highest homicide rate in recent history. The Mexican government had actually released preliminary homicide data...

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Call for Abstracts for useR! 2012

December 24, 2011
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The international R User Conference useR! 2012 will be held June 12-15 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with a pre-conference full-day course offered on June 11. Participants are encouraged to submit a one-page abstract for oral or poster presentation at the conference. Half-day tutorials will be held in the morning and afternoon of June 12th. For tutorials,...

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Revolution Newsletter: December 2011

December 14, 2011
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The most recent edition of the Revolution Newsletter is out. The news section is below, and you can read the full December edition (with highlights from this blog and community events) online. You can subscribe to the Revolution Newsletter to get it monthly via email. Applications of R in Business Contest. A judging panel of industry experts and R...

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Teaching Assistant with R expertise needed in Toronto

December 12, 2011
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Services of a teaching assistant (TA) are required for a course in Applied Retail Research at Ryerson University in Toronto. The course will run from January to April 2012. Experience with statistical analysis  using R is required. For details on the course, please click HERE. To apply or read more about the position, please

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Exploring Your Voter File with R

December 12, 2011
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Exploring Your Voter File with R

We perform a voter file analysis for Wake County, NC using R.

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