Besides the new RcppExamples, another new package RcppArmadillo got spun out of Rcpp with the recent release 0.7.8 of Rcpp. Romain and I already had an example of a simple but fast linear model fit using the (very clever) Armadillo C++ library by...

Besides the new RcppExamples, another new package RcppArmadillo got spun out of Rcpp with the recent release 0.7.8 of Rcpp. Romain and I already had an example of a simple but fast linear model fit using the (very clever) Armadillo C++ library by...

Besides the new RcppExamples, another new package RcppArmadillo got spun out of Rcpp with the recent release 0.7.8 of Rcpp. Romain and I already had an example of a simple but fast linear model fit using the (very clever) Armadillo C++ library by Conr...

In case you missed them, here are some articles from last month of particular interest to R users. We announced the availability on YouTube of "What is R", a 4-part video based on a recent webcast I hosted. We announced a webinar I hosted on REvolution's debugger for R (a recorded replay is now available). We linked Salvio Rodrigues...

Hi there! This blog will be dedicated to data visualization in R. Why? Two reasons. First, when it comes to statistics, I am always starting by some exploratory analyses, mostly with plots. And when I handle large quantities of data, it’s nice to make some graphs to get a grasp about what is going on.

Yesterday the INEGI released the GDP figures for 2009, and since it was an annus horribilis for Mexico, I thought I'd put up a couple of charts. Looking through the Banco de Información Económica I found two series of historical seasonally adjusted GDP data available: GDP in 1993 pesos going from 1980 to 2007 GDP in 2003 pesos going...

Yesterday the INEGI released the GDP figures for 2009, and since it was an annus horribilis for Mexico, I thought I'd put up a couple of charts. Looking through the Banco de Información Económica I found two series of historical seasonally adjusted GDP data available:GDP in 1993 pesos going from 1980 to 2007 GDP in 2003 pesos going...