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In case you missed it: October 2014 Roundup

November 12, 2014
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from October of particular interest to R users. R hits a new milestone with 6,000 CRAN packages, and R 3.1.2 released. Revolution Analytics announces Revolution R Open, a supported and enhanced downstream distribution of R. (Learn more at the webinar on Wednesday November 12.) Some benchmarks on the performance improvements...

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BlogAnalytics 2014-11-10 12:03:00

November 10, 2014
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BlogAnalytics 2014-11-10 12:03:00

View Confidence Interval DynamicallyThis is a simple effort for dynamic view of confidence interval in a normal distribution. The  link provides a interactive interface which helps users to understand normal distribution and confidence interv...

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solar navigation

November 9, 2014
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solar navigation

Introduction Solar altitude is a function of time, longitude and latitude, and so it can be possible to infer location based on measuring altitude as a function of time. This form of solar navigation can be based on sunrise and sunset times, at least on non-equinox days. I have explored this for a school-based project I call “SkyView” involving light sensors and Arduino microcontrollers,...

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geocodeHERE 0.1 is on CRAN

November 6, 2014
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In my previous blog post, I detailed how I created my first R package called geocodeHERE. This package is a convenient wrapper for Nokia's HERE geocoding API. The cool thing about this API is that it allows for bulk geocoding. So, instead of doing n API calls to geocode n addresses, you can do it with...

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Faster, easier, and more reliable character string processing with stringi 0.3-1

November 6, 2014
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A new release of the stringi package is available on CRAN (please wait a few days for Windows and OS X binary builds). # install.packages("stringi") or update.packages() library("stringi") stringi is an R package providing (but definitely not limiting to) equivalents…Read more ›

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Improving R Data Visualisations Through Design

November 6, 2014
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Improving R Data Visualisations Through Design

When I start an R class, one of my opening lines is nea

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Visualising stranded RNA-seq data with Gviz/Bioconductor

November 6, 2014
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Visualising stranded RNA-seq data with Gviz/Bioconductor

Gviz is a really great package for visualising genomics data in R. Recently I have been looking at stranded RNA-seq data, which provides the ability to differentiate sense and antisense expression from a genomic locus thanks to the way in … Continue reading →

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The reddit Front Page is Not a Meritocracy

November 6, 2014
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The reddit Front Page is Not a Meritocracy

I was pleasantly surprised when somebody shared my traveling salesman animation to reddit and the post made it all the way to reddit's default front page (i.e. the top 25). The gif racked up over 1.3 million pageviews on Imgur, a testament to reddit's traffic-generating prowess. Before the post made it to the front page, though, it was...

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Analyzing coverage of R unit tests in packages – the {testCoverage} package

November 5, 2014
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Analyzing coverage of R unit tests in packages – the {testCoverage} package

By Andy Nicholls – Head of Consulting, UK Introduction Testing is a crucial component in ensuring that the correct analyses are deployed. However it is often considered unglamorous; a poor relation in terms of the time and resources allocated to it in … Continue reading →

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Introducing Revolution R Enterprise V 7.3

November 5, 2014
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by Bill Jacobs Revolution R Enterprise is the industry's first R-based analytics platform that supports a variety of parallel, grid and clustered systems such as Hadoop, Teradata database and Platform LSF Linux grids. Last year, we enhanced Revolution R Enterprise (RRE) to support big data systems, with support for Hadoop. We continued expansion of RRE in 2014, adding support...

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