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Interactive Data Science with R in Apache Zeppelin Notebook

November 16, 2015
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Interactive Data Science with R in Apache Zeppelin Notebook

Introduction The objective of this blog post is to help you get started with Apache Zeppelin notebook for your R data science requirements. Zeppelin is a web-based notebook that enables interactive data analytics. You can make beautiful data-driven, interactive and collaborative documents with Scala(with Apache Spark), Python(with Apache Spark), SparkSQL, Hive, Markdown, Shell and more.…

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Everything you need to make R Commander locally (packages, dependencies, zip files)

October 22, 2015
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Everything you need to make R Commander locally (packages, dependencies, zip files)

I’ve been installing R Commander on laptops for our students to use in tutorials. It’s tedious to put each one online with my login, download it all, then disable the internet (so they don’t send lewd e-mails to the vice-chancellor … Continue reading →

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Everything you need to make R Commander locally (packages, dependencies, zip files)

October 22, 2015
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Everything you need to make R Commander locally (packages, dependencies, zip files)

I’ve been installing R Commander on laptops for our students to use in tutorials. It’s tedious to put each one online with my login, download it all, then disable the internet (so they don’t send lewd e-mails to the vice-chancellor … Continue reading →

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Understanding credible intervals (using baseball statistics)

October 20, 2015
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Understanding credible intervals (using baseball statistics)

Previously in this series Understanding the beta distribution (using baseball statistics) Understanding empirical Bayes estimation (using baseball statistics) In my last post, I explained the method of empirical Bayes estimation, a way to calculate useful proportions out of many pairs of success/total counts (e.g. 0/1, 3/10, 235/1000). I used the example of estimating baseball batting averages based...

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New features in genomation package

October 15, 2015
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New features in genomation package

Extending genomation to work with paired-end BAM filesExtending genomation to work with paired-end BAM filesAccelerate functions responsible for reading genomic filesParallelizing data processing in ScoreMatrixListArithmetic, indicator and logic operations as well as subsetting work on ScoreMatrix objectsImprovements and new arguments in visualization functionsFaster...

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Making Youden Plots in R

Making Youden Plots in R

Background I was honoured by a site visit by Drs. Yeo-Min Yun and Junghan Song of the Korean Society for Clinical Chemistry a few weeks ago. As both professors are on the organizing committee of the Cherry Blossom Symposium for Lab Automation in Seoul in Spring 2016, their primary motivation for visiting was to discuss … Continue reading...

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In case you missed it: September 2015 roundup

October 9, 2015
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from September of particular interest to R users. A tutorial on using R with Jupyter Notebooks and how to control the size of R graphics therein. A new version of Revolution R Open is available, featuring multi-threaded computing for R 3.2.2. One benefit of fitting statistical models to large data...

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rchess a Chess Package for R

October 6, 2015
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rchess a Chess Package for R

A lot time ago I wonder for some R package for chess. Python, JS, Java, C have chess libraries, why R not? But then the htmlwidgets and V8 packages were born and now possibilities are almost endless. Anyone can make a wrapper for a JS library :D. And this is how rchess came out. The rchess package is a...

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Recruiting Analysts for dynamic cutting edge public sector team

October 3, 2015
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Recruiting Analysts for dynamic cutting edge public sector team

The jobs Within the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, the Sector Trends team has recently secured resourcing for additional analysts on a range of statistical programmes. That’s the team that I usually manage, although for the next few months I’m doing a stint on a similar team, different topics. The formal details and position descriptions...

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Version 0.9.0 of eeptools released!

September 22, 2015
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A long overdue overhaul of my eeptools package for R was released to CRAN today and should be showing up in the mirrors soon. The release notes for this version are extensive as this represents a modernization of the package infrastructure and the reim...

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