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R Meets Java: An Absolute Beginners’ Introduction

March 10, 2012
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My guess is R is most commonly integrated with C/C++ to handle heavy-duty computing. (thanks in no small part due to the productivity of Dick Eddlebuttle!) That said, if you’re like most statisticians and physical scientists and aren’t already a programming...

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The R-Podcast Episode 2: Getting Ready to Use R

February 26, 2012
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In this episode: A couple of site updates, our first listener feedback, an overview of installing R on each major platform, and an overview of R IDEs and helpful resources for getting started with R. If you would like to provide feedback, please send an email or audio comment to [email protected] or leave us a

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Why I don’t like Dynamic Typing

February 25, 2012
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A lot of people consider the static typing found in languages such as C, C++, ML, Java and Scala as needless hairshirtism. They consider the dynamic typing of languages like Lisp, Scheme, Perl, Ruby and Python as a critical advantage (ignoring other features of these languages and other efforts at generic programming such as the Related posts:

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GUI building in R: gWidgets vs Deducer

February 20, 2012
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GUI building in R: gWidgets vs Deducer

I’ve been a user (and fan) of gWidgets for a couple of years now for GUI building in R. (See my introduction to it here.) However, it’s always good to check out the competition so I’ve been playing around with Deducer to see how they compare. R can access a number of GUI building frameworks

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R for Quants, Part I.A

February 12, 2012
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R for Quants, Part I.A

I’m teaching an R workshop for the Baruch MFE program. This is the first installment of the workshop and focuses on …Continue reading »

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Exploring the functions in a package

January 26, 2012
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Exploring the functions in a package

Sometimes it can be useful to list all the functions inside a package. This is done in the same way that you would list variables in your workspace. That is, using ls. The syntax is ls(pos = "package:packagename"), which is easy enough if you can remember it. Unfortunately, I never can, and have to type

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RInside 0.2.6

January 12, 2012
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A new version of RInside, now at 0.2.6, is now available via CRAN. RInside provides a set of convenience classes which facilitate embedding of R inside of C++ applications and programs, using the classes and functions provided by the Rcpp R and C++...

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MLB Year by Year Total Annual Payroll

January 4, 2012
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MLB Year by Year Total Annual Payroll

Description:Year by year total annual payroll for Major League Baseball.Data: http://www.nsf.gov/about/congress/112/highlights/cu11_0523.jsphttp://www.baseball-databank.org/Analysis:The entire yearly budget for the National Science Foundation is c...

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Top 20 R posts of 2011 (and some R-bloggers statistics)

January 1, 2012
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Top 20 R posts of 2011 (and some R-bloggers statistics)

R-bloggers.com is now two years young. The site is an (unofficial) online R journal written by bloggers who agreed to contribute their R articles to the site. In this post I wish to celebrate R-bloggers’ second birthmounth by sharing with you: Links to the top 20 posts of 2011 Statistics on “how well” R-bloggers did Read more...

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RMySQL: using the latest MySQL version

December 15, 2011
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RMySQL: using the latest MySQL version

In order to connect my R related stuff to a webserver and MySQL I went all the way from using xampp to setting up my own (W)AMPP  (Apache MySQL PHP Perl) to finally back to xampp. And I’m quite happy about this very last switch to xampp! Why I like xampp it can be run … Continue reading...

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