Posts Tagged ‘ cran ’

Margin of error, and comparing proportions in the same sample

October 15, 2010
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Margin of error, and comparing proportions in the same sample

I recently tried to answer a simple question, asked by @adelaigue. Actually, I thought that the answer would be obvious... but it is a little bit more compexe than what I thought. In a recent pool about elections in Brazil, it was mentionned in a ...

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Studying joint effects in a regression

October 7, 2010
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Studying joint effects in a regression

We've seen in the previous post (here)  how important the *-cartesian product to model joint effected in the regression. Consider the case of two explanatory variates, one continuous (, the age of the driver) and one qualitative (, gasoline ve...

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“simply start over and build something better”

September 12, 2010
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“simply start over and build something better”

The post on the shortcomings of R has attracted a huge number of readers and Ross Ihaka has now posted a detailed comment that is fairly pessimistic… Given the directions drafted in this comment from the father of R (along with Robert Gentleman), I once again re-post this comment as a main entry to advertise

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Rcpp 0.8.6

September 10, 2010
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Dirk released Rcpp 0.8.6 to CRANMost of the development of this release was trigerred by a question on the Rcpp-devel mailing list. After Richard's question, we added d-p-q-r functions for most of the distributions available in R.The file runit...

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useR! 2010 conference videos

August 12, 2010
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useR! 2010 conference videos

Videos of the invited talks of the useR! 2010 conference as follows (courtesy by Kate Mullen and NIST). This site also aims at collecting the materials (video, slides, R code) of local R users group (RUG) meetings and various other … Continue reading →

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highlight 0.2-2

July 31, 2010
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I've released highlight 0.2-2 to CRAN. This release adds the possibility to control the font size of the latex code generated by sweave (when using the driver that is provided by highlight)For example, this C++ code (using Rcpp) will be highlight...

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inline 0.3.6

July 30, 2010
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I released inline 0.3.6 yesterday. This is a minor release which gives better R level errors when there is a compiler error. For example :> tryCatch( cxxfunction( , 'int x = 3 ; x+ ; return R_NilValue ; ' ), error = function(e) print(e$message)...

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Rcpp 0.8.4

July 10, 2010
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Rcpp 0.8.4

Dirk uploaded Rcpp 0.8.4 to CRAN yesterday. This release quickly follows the release of Rcpp 0.8.3, because there was some building problems (particularly on the ppc arch on OSX).Rcpp sugarAlready available in Rcpp 0.8.3, the new sugar feature was extended in 0.8.4 to cover...

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bibtex 0.2-1

July 10, 2010
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I've uploaded version 0.2-1 of my bibtex package to CRAN.This release anticipates changes in R 2.12.0, and structures bibtex entries in object of the new class bibentry. The release also fixes various parser and lexer bugs

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Rcpp 0.8.1

June 8, 2010
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We released Rcpp 0.8.0 almost a month ago. It finalized our efforts in designing a better, faster and more natural API than any version of Rcpp ever before. The journey from Rcpp 0.7.0 to

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