Posts Tagged ‘ reference ’

R in a nutshell

June 1, 2011
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R in a nutshell

I got this book as a reference for my work with R and do like it. Just after browsing the chapters I already found some useful hints about loading and manipulating data, e.g., loading of fixed-width data files!

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CouchDB and R

October 2, 2010
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CouchDB and R

Here are some quick crib notes on getting R talking to CouchDB using Couch's ReSTful HTTP API. We'll do it in two different ways. First, we'll construct HTTP calls with RCurl, then move on to the R4CouchDB package for a higher level interface. I'll a...

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The Elements of Statistical Learning

October 14, 2009
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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...

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Select operations on R data frames

July 26, 2009
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Select operations on R data frames

The R language is weird - particularly for those coming from a typical programmer's background, which likely includes OO languages in the curly-brace family and relational databases using SQL. A key data structure in R, the data.frame, is used somethin...

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Rosetta Code

July 26, 2009
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Rosetta Code

Today I'd like to suggest the interesting Rosetta Code site:Rosetta Code is a programming chrestomathy site. The idea is to present solutions to the same task in as many different languages as possible, to demonstrate how languages are similar and diff...

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R Journal 1/1

May 29, 2009
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R Journal 1/1

R Journal 1/1 is out! Download it from here.

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Tips from the R-help list : shadow text in a plot and bumps charts

April 28, 2009
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Tips from the R-help list : shadow text in a plot and bumps charts

Stumbling across the R-help mailing-list I found, as often happens,  two threads in the spirit of this blog (of course, since they come from the list, the quality is higher): here you can find a function allowing  a shadow outline style for a...

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Interesting tip about multicolor title of a plot

January 23, 2009
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Interesting tip about multicolor title of a plot

I'd like to suggest to take a look at this interesting post about creating a title with multi-coloured words.

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