Posts Tagged ‘ Hadley Wickham ’

Example 9.17: (much) better pairs plots

December 6, 2011
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Example 9.17: (much) better pairs plots

Pairs plots (section 5.1.17) are a useful way of displaying the pairwise relations between variables in a dataset. But the default display is unsatisfactory when the variables aren't all continuous. In this entry, we discuss ways to improve these dis...

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"My interpretation of [Leland Wilkinson’s] grammar [of statistical graphics]: —Data is the most…"

August 25, 2011
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"My interpretation of [Leland Wilkinson’s] grammar [of statistical graphics]: —Data is the most…"

“My interpretation of grammar : —Data is the most important thing, and the thing that you bring to the table. —Geometric objects … what you actually see on the plot: points, lines, polygons, etc. ...

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"My interpretation of [Leland Wilkinson’s] grammar [of statistical graphics]: —Data is the most…"

August 25, 2011
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"My interpretation of [Leland Wilkinson’s] grammar [of statistical graphics]:
—Data is the most…"

“My interpretation of grammar : —Data is the most important thing, and the thing that you bring to the table. —Geometric objects … what you actually see on the plot: points, lines, polygons, etc. ...

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Engineering Data Analysis (with R and ggplot2) – a Google Tech Talk given by Hadley Wickham

June 17, 2011
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Engineering Data Analysis (with R and ggplot2) – a Google Tech Talk given by Hadley Wickham

It appears that just days ago, Google Tech Talk released a new, one hour long, video of a presentation (from June 6, 2011) made by one of R’s community more influential contributors, Hadley Wickham. This seems to be one of the better talks to send a programmer friend who is interested in getting into R.

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Article about plyr published in JSS, and the citation was added to the new plyr (version 1.5)

April 11, 2011
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Article about plyr published in JSS, and the citation was added to the new plyr (version 1.5)

The plyr package (by Hadley Wickham) is one of the few R packages for which I can claim to have used for all of my statistical projects. So whenever a new version of plyr comes out I tend to be excited about it (as was when version 1.2 came out with support for parallel processing)

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Call for proposals for writing a book about R (via Chapman & Hall/CRC)

January 20, 2011
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Rob Calver wrote an interesting invitation on the R mailing list today, inviting potential authors to submit their vision of the next great book about R. The announcement originated from the Chapman & Hall/CRC publishing houses, backed up by an impressive team of R celebrities, chosen as the editors of this new R books series,

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Rd2roxygen: Convert Rd to roxygen documentation

December 1, 2010
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must admit that I have been tired of maintaining my R packages for a long time, and the main reason is I feel really uncomfortable with writing R documentations (Rd). The required structure of an R package mainly includes two directories R and man — the former for the R source code (typically functions), and

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Rose plot using Deducers ggplot2 plot builder

August 16, 2010
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The (excellent!) LearnR blog had a post today about making a rose plot in ggplot2. Following today’s announcement, by Ian Fellows, regarding the release of the new version of Deducer (0.4) offering a strong support for ggplot2 using a GUI plot builder, Ian also sent an e-mail where he shows how to create a rose plot using the new...

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ggplot2 plot builder is now on CRAN! (through Deducer 0.4 GUI for R)

August 16, 2010
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Ian fellows, a hard working contributer to the R community (and a cool guy), has announced today the release of Deducer (0.4) to CRAN (scheduled to update in the next day or so). This major update also includes the release of a new plug-in package (DeducerExtras), containing additional dialogs and functionality. Following is the e-mail he sent out with...

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New versions for ggplot2 (0.8.8) and plyr (1.0) were released today

July 6, 2010
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New versions for ggplot2 (0.8.8) and plyr (1.0) were released today

As prolific as the CRAN website is of packages, there are several packages to R that succeeds in standing out for their wide spread use (and quality), Hadley Wickhams ggplot2 and plyr are two such packages. And today (through twitter) Hadley has updates the rest of us with the news: just released new versions of plyr and ggplot2. source...

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