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Registration now open for Master R Developer workshop in San Francisco

September 29, 2014
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Registration now open for Master R Developer workshop in San Francisco

Registration is now open for the next Master R Development workshop led by Hadley Wickham, author of over 30 R packages and the Advanced R book. The workshop will be held on January 19 and 20th in the San Francisco bay area. The workshop is a two day course on advanced R practices and package

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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR EARL (15-17 September, London)

September 4, 2014
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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR EARL (15-17 September, London)

The EARL Conference www.earl-conference.com is  just over a week away. EARL is the first conference dedicated to the commercial usage of R. If you want to see how a host of leading companies are using and implementing R and hear from R gurus such as Hadley Wickham, Matt Dowle, Romain Francois and Tal Galili, then don’t miss out The remaining tickets...

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Interactive visualization of non-linear logistic regression decision boundaries with Shiny

Interactive visualization of non-linear logistic regression decision boundaries with Shiny

(skip to the shiny app) Model building is very often an iterative process that involves multiple steps of choosing an algorithm and hyperparameters, evaluating that model / cross validation, and optimizing the hyperparameters. I find a great aid in this process, for classification tasks, is not only to keep track of the accuracy across models, »more

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Last chance to register for the R in Insurance conference

June 30, 2014
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Last chance to register for the R in Insurance conference

The registration for the 2nd R in Insurance conference at Cass Business School London will close this Friday, 4 July. The programme includes talks from international practitioners and leading academics, see below. For more details and registration visi...

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Example 2014.7: Simulate logistic regression with an interaction

June 24, 2014
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Example 2014.7: Simulate logistic regression with an interaction

Reader Annisa Mike asked in a comment on an early post about power calculation for logistic regression with an interaction. This is a topic that has come up with increasing frequency in grant proposals and article submissions. We'll begin by showing how to simulate data with the interaction, and in our next post...

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Early Bird Registration for the EARL Conference closes tomorrow (Friday 30th May)

May 29, 2014
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Early Bird Registration for the EARL Conference (Effective Applications of the R Language) closes tomorrow, Friday 30th May. The EARL conference will be held in London on the 15-17th September 2014   EARL is the first cross-sector conference dedicated to the business usage of R and features presentations from over 45 R experts and practitioners.  For further information and to purchase early...

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Early bird registration for R in Insurance ends tomorrow

May 29, 2014
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Early bird registration for R in Insurance ends tomorrow

The early bird registration offer for the 2nd R in Insurance conference, 14 July 2014, at Cass Business School ends tomorrow.This one-day conference will focus once more on applications in insurance and actuarial science that use R, the lingua franca f...

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R GIS: Function to Reverse KML Paths

May 3, 2014
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This is a function I wrote up for reversing KML-paths. The paths within a KML can partially matched by their name-tags## name: ReverseKmlPath ## use: Reverser a KML-path by matching its ## arguments: PATH_TO_DOC...

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R GIS: Generalizer for KML Paths

May 3, 2014
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I'm posting a recent project's spin-off, which is a custom line-generalizer which I used for huge KML-paths. Anyone with a less clumpsy approach?## line generalizing function: takes two vectors of with x/ycoords ## and return ids of x/y elements which distance to its next element## is shorter than the average distance between consecutive vertices## multiplied by 'fac'check_dist ...

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Registration now open for useR! 2014 in LA

April 30, 2014
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Registration now open for useR! 2014 in LA

Join hundreds of other R users from around the world at the annual worldwide R user conference useR! 2014, to be held June 30 - July 3 at the UCLA campus in Los Angeles. Registration is now open for attendees. Advance registration for the conference is just $375 — and even less for academics ($250) and students ($125). Register...

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