the united states administration on aging (aoa) spends about a billion dollars on community services and meals for elderly americans every year. enacted as part of lyndon johnson's great society program, title iii of the older americans act funds...

the united states administration on aging (aoa) spends about a billion dollars on community services and meals for elderly americans every year. enacted as part of lyndon johnson's great society program, title iii of the older americans act funds...

Introduction Continuing on the recently born series on numerical integration, this post will introduce rectangular integration. I will describe the concept behind rectangular integration, show a function in R for how to do it, and use it to check that the distribution actually integrates to 1 over its support set. This post follows from my

A new major release 0.4.0 of RProtoBuf, is now on CRAN. RProtoBuf provides GNU R bindings for the Google Protocol Buffers ("Protobuf") data encoding library used and released by Google, and deployed as a language and operating-system agnostic proto...

In case you missed them, here are some articles from December of particular interest to R users: A ComputerWorld tutorial on basic data processing with R. Prediction: R will replace legacy SAS solutions and go mainstream. A chart of the growth of R user groups and local R meetings. I discussed R, data science and big data in an...

Many articles have been written on why R is better than Excel for data analysis. In this post, I will summarize the reasons why R is advantageous in most data The post Why R is Better Than Excel for Fantasy Football (and most other) Data Analysis appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics.

An attempt to clarify the basics. Previously There have been several posts about garch. In particular: A practical introduction to garch modeling The components garch model in the rugarch package Genesis A reader emailed me because he was confused about the workings of garch in general, and simulation with the empirical distribution in particular. If … Continue reading...

A common task in GIS is comparing the spatial extent of one layer with another. Say you have a load of points, some of which overlay a polygon layer. You are only interested in the points that intersect with the points. What do you do? Also, how can you aggregated-up the values contained in the points to correspond with the...