Posts Tagged ‘ book ’

Background to my book project “Empirical Software Engineering with R”

June 21, 2012
By

This post provides background information that can be referenced by future posts. For the last 18 months I have been working in fits and starts on a book that has the working title “Empirical Software Engineering with R”. The idea is to provide broad coverage of software engineering issues from an empirical perspective (i.e., the

Read more »

Learning R as a language

November 29, 2011
By
Learning R as a language

Books written to teach a general purpose programming language are usually organized according to the features of the language and examples often show how a particular language feature is interpreted by a compiler. Books about domain specific languages are usually organized in a way that makes sense in the corresponding application domain and examples usually

Read more »

ggplot2 Version of Figures in “25 Recipes for Getting Started with R”

August 16, 2011
By
ggplot2 Version of Figures in “25 Recipes for Getting Started with R”

In order to provide an option to compare graphs produced by basic internal plot function and ggplot2, I recreated the figures in the book, 25 Recipes for Getting Started with R, with ggplot2. The code used to create the images is in separate paragraphs, allowing easy comparison. Read...

Read more »

lme4 stands 4 Linear mixed-effects…

February 19, 2010
By
lme4 stands 4 Linear mixed-effects…

There is a certain hype about mixed (and random) effects among statistician and analysts. You can show some love to Douglas Bates and Martin Maechler for maintaing the lme4 package for our cupid, R I copy the entity of the information of the projects page. Doxygen documentation of the underlying C functions is here. The

Read more »

Two more R related web sites

December 5, 2009
By
Two more R related web sites

R bloggersFree statistics e-booksPlanet R

Read more »

Advances in Social Science Research Using R

December 5, 2009
By
Advances in Social Science Research Using R

This seems to be a book worth buying: http://www.springer.com/statistics/business/book/978-1-4419-1763-8It will come out in May 2010.

Read more »

[S. Lynch] Introduction to Applied Bayesian Statistics and Estimation for Social Scientists

December 4, 2009
By
[S. Lynch] Introduction to Applied Bayesian Statistics and Estimation for Social Scientists

Well, that’s a good book that you shouldn’t miss “Introduction to Applied Bayesian Statistics and Estimation for Social Scientists”. Why you shouldn’t miss it? Coz, it’s practical and I mean p r a c t i c a l big time!!! I don’t own tons of (traditionally) printed books but that’s one of the few breaking

Read more »

Introduction à Monte Carlo en R

November 11, 2009
By
Introduction à Monte Carlo en R

Following a proposal by Springer-Verlag Paris, I have decided to translate Introducing Monte Carlo Methods with R with George Casella into French, since a new collection of R books (in French) is planed for the Spring of 2010. The translation will a priori be done by Joachim Robert and Robin Ryder, under my supervision and

Read more »

Free statistics e-books for download

October 25, 2009
By

This post will eventually grow to hold a wide list of books on statistics (e-books, pdf books and so on) that are available for free download.  But for now we’ll start off with just one several books: The Elements of Statistical Learning written by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani and Jerome Friedman. you can legally download

Read more »

The Elements of Statistical Learning

October 14, 2009
By
The Elements of Statistical Learning

The Elements of Statistical Learning written by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani and Jerome Friedman is A-MUST-TO-READ for everyone involved in the data mining field! Now you can legally download a copy of the book in pdf format from the authors websit...

Read more »