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R: Animating 2D and 3D plots

February 13, 2014
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R: Animating 2D and 3D plots

One great package in R is the animation made by Yihui Xie. And just for fun, we are going to explore that. Our aim is to create simple animated 2D and 3D plots. Here is the first one, 2D of courseThe code,It's a piece of cake right? The function we use...

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Install and load missing specified/needed packages on the fly

February 13, 2014
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This is a short script to help installing packages on the fly.It is most useful if you are distributing a set of script files to people who may not be aware that the needed packages are not installed on their systems. It is also useful if you use ...

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A Significantly Improved Significance Test. Not!

February 12, 2014
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A Significantly Improved Significance Test. Not!

It is my great pleasure to share with you a breakthrough in statistical computing. There are many statistical tests: the t-test, the chi-squared test, the ANOVA, etc. I here present a new test, a test that answers the question researchers are most anxious to figure out, a test of significance, the significance test. While a test like the two...

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One More (Yet-another?) Olympic Medal Live-tracking Shiny App

February 12, 2014
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I’m posting this mostly to show how to: use the Google spreadsheet data-munging “hack” from the previous post in a Shiny context include it seamlessly into a web page, and run it locally without a great deal of wrangling The code for the app is in this gist. It is unsurprisingly just like some spiffy

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Digitizing jpeg graphs in R

February 12, 2014
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I have been using third party programs for a long time until i came across the documentation for the R-package digitize. unfortunately, this package is not available for R 3.0.2 so i had to tweek things around. I am glad to share my solution. I started by taking a look at http://lukemiller.org/index.php/2011/06/digitizing-data-from-old-plots-using-digitize/. Luke Miller has written a very nice...

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There is no Such Thing as Biomedical "Big Data"

February 11, 2014
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There is no Such Thing as Biomedical "Big Data"

At the moment, the world is obsessed with “Big Data” yet it sometimes seems that people who use this phrase don’t have a good grasp of its meaning.  Like most good buzz-words, “Big Data” sparks the idea of something grand and complicated, while sounding ordinary enough that listeners feel like they have an intuitive understanding of the concept.  However...

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Finding Named Entities using R

February 11, 2014
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Occasionally, I'll need to pick out names (first name, last name) from text. These days, the text I'm working with is usually tweets. Any how, I didn't see any solution out there (that worked for me) when I developed this, so hopefully it can be a star...

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Who Touched My Shiny-app?

February 11, 2014
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When we created a Shiny-app, deployed it on a server and open it to public, we must have interesting of who visited our app, and if possible, where they from and what they have done. To achieve this, we need a user behavior tracking feature if we are not using the commercial version: Shiny-server pro. I wrote a JavaScript...

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Using Dates and Times in R

February 10, 2014
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Using Dates and Times in R

Today at the Davis R Users’ Group, Bonnie Dixon gave a tutorial on the various ways to handle dates and times in R. Bonnie provided this great script which walks through essential classes, functions, and packages. Here it is piped through knitr::spin. The original R script can be found as a gist here. Date/time classes Three...

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DailyMeteo.org – 2014 Conference

February 10, 2014
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DailyMeteo.org – 2014 Conference

Our friend Stefan has been participating in MilanoR since the beginning, and was one of the people who started using R intensively after the "Introduction to R" Quantide course. Since he is from Belgrade (Serbia), and takes part in the … Continue reading →

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