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Dealing with non-proportional hazards in R

March 29, 2016
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Dealing with non-proportional hazards in R

As things change over time so should our statistical models. The image is CC by Prad Prathivi Since I'm frequently working with large datasets and survival data I often find that the...

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New RStudio add-in to schedule R scripts

With the release of RStudio add-in possibilities, a new area of productivity increase and expected new features for R users has arrived. Thanks to the help of Oliver who has written an RStudio add-in on top of taskscheduleR, scheduling and automating a...

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Submitting packages to CRAN

This note lists a few of the mistakes that one can make before submitting a package to CRAN. The list is based on my own mistakes when submitting the ggnetwork package to CRAN for the first time (see this other note for comments about the package itself). Single quotes around package names While the CRAN Repository...

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R Markdown v0.9.5

March 21, 2016
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R Markdown v0.9.5

A new release of the rmarkdown package is now available on CRAN. This release features some long-requested enhancements to the HTML document format, including: The ability to have a floating (i.e. always visible) table of contents. Folding and unfolding for R code (to easily show and hide code for either an entire document or for individual chunks).

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Mapping Election Results with R and Choroplethr

March 21, 2016
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Mapping Election Results with R and Choroplethr

Today’s guest post is by R. Duncan McIntosh. Last week Duncan tweeted about using choroplethr to map the 2016 Florida primary election results. I’ve been wanting to analyze election results in R for some time, and asked Duncan to share with my readers how he did his analysis. This is his reply.  Election season is providing plenty The post

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The making of cricket package yorkr – Part 3

March 17, 2016
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The making of cricket package yorkr – Part 3

Introduction This is the 3rd part of my cricket package yorkr in R. In my 2 earlier posts The making of cricket package yorkr – Part 1. This post analyzed the performance of team in a ODI match. The batting and bowling performances of the team were analyzed. This post also performed analyses of a

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Correctly Reporting P-Values in Summary Tables Reported with xtable

March 10, 2016
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Often when writing a manuscript in using knitr and xtable I am flustered by my p-values. In simple summary tables, R conveniently rounds my p-values to be 0: a mathematically inappropriate task. A colleague recently commented on the poor reporting of … Continue reading →

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Are you doing parallel computations in R? Then use BiocParallel

March 6, 2016
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Are you doing parallel computations in R? Then use BiocParallel

It’s the morning of the first day of oral conferences at #ENAR2016. I feel like I have a spidey sense since I woke up 3 min after an email from Jeff Leek; just a funny coincidence. Anyhow, I promised Valerie Obenchain at #Bioc2014 that I would write a post about one of my favorite Bioconductor packages:...

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WOMBAT 2016 Wrap Up

March 5, 2016
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A few weeks ago I spoke at the Workshop Organized by Monash Business Analytics Team (WOMBAT), held in the Melbourne Zoo (!) on Thursday and Friday the 18th and 19th February. It was my first time at the Melbourne Zoo, and my first time having a conference in a Zoo. It was a pretty surreal experience briskly walking to...

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Capturing wild widgets with webshot

March 4, 2016
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NOTE: you won’t need to use this function if you use the development version of knitr Winston Chang released his webshot package to CRAN this past week. The package wraps the immensely useful phantomjs utility and makes it dirt simple to capture whole or partial web pages in R. One beautiful bonus feature of webshot

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