Introducing the {ethercalc} package

June 15, 2019
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Introducing the {ethercalc} package

I mentioned EtherCalc in a previous post and managed to scrounge some time to put together a fledgling {ethercalc} package (it’s also on GitLab, SourceHut, Bitbucket and GitUgh, just sub out the appropriate URL prefix). I’m creating a package-specific Docker image (there are a couple out there but I’m not supporting their use with the... Continue reading →

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Exploring Categorical Data With Inspectdf

June 14, 2019
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Exploring Categorical Data With Inspectdf

Exploring categorical data with inspectdf

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Stabilising transformations: how do I present my results?

Stabilising transformations: how do I present my results?

ANOVA is routinely used in applied biology for data analyses, although, in some instances, the basic assumptions of normality and homoscedasticity of residuals do not hold. In those instances,...

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Fun with R and the Noops

June 14, 2019
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Fun with R and the Noops

Earlier this week, Github introduced Noops, a collection of simple black-box machines with API endpoints, with the goal of challenging developers of all skill levels to solve problems with...

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EARL London keynote announcement: Helen Hunter, Sainsbury’s

June 14, 2019
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We are delighted to announce that Helen Hunter, Chief Data Officer at Sainsbury’s will deliver the opening keynote address at this year’s London EARL conference. As Chief Data Officer...

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Periodogram with R

June 13, 2019
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Periodogram with R

Periodogram with R The power spectral density (PSD) is a function that describes the distribution of power over the frequency components composing our data set. If we knew the...

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Fixing your mistakes: sentiment analysis edition

June 13, 2019
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Fixing your mistakes: sentiment analysis edition

Today tidytext 0.2.1 is available on CRAN! This new release of tidytext has a collection of nice new features. Bug squashing! 🐛 Improvements to error messages and documentation 📃 Switching from broom...

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#rstats adventures in the land of @rstudio shiny (apps)

June 13, 2019
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#rstats adventures in the land of @rstudio shiny (apps)

PreambleColleagues and I had some sweet telemetry data, we did some simple models (& some relatively more complex ones too), we drew maps, and we wrote a paper. However,...

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Polygon plotting in R

June 13, 2019
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Polygon plotting in R

As a data analyst you want to provide clear cut insights for your end users, enabling them to extract all the business value provided by your solution. If your...

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R vs. Python

June 13, 2019
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For some time, I’ve planned to write up a point-by-point comparison of R and Python. I’ve done so now! Comments welcome. Advertisements

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Equal Size kmeans

June 12, 2019
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Equal Size kmeans

We were recently presented with a problem where the decision maker wanted to understand how their data would naturally group together. The classic technique of k-means clustering was a...

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RStudio Connect 1.7.4.2 – Important Security Patch

June 12, 2019
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This RStudio Connect patch release addresses an urgent security update and an important bug fix. Security Update: Password Authentication A vulnerability has been identified for customers using RStudio Connect’s built-in password...

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Community Call – Involving Multilingual Communities

Community Call – Involving Multilingual Communities

rOpenSci’s community is increasingly international and multilingual. While we have operated primarily in...

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Working with SPSS labels in R

June 12, 2019
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Working with SPSS labels in R

TL;DR 📖 This post provides an overview of R functions for dealing with survey data labels, particularly ones that I wish I’d known when I first started out analysing...

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Predicting MPG for 2019 Vehicles using R

June 12, 2019
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Predicting MPG for 2019 Vehicles using R

I am going to use regression, decision trees, and the random forest algorithm to predict combined miles per gallon for all 2019 motor vehicles.  The raw data is located...

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padr is updated

June 12, 2019
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Yesterday v.0.5.0 of the padr package hit CRAN. You will find the main changes in the thicken function, that has gained two new arguments. First of all, by an...

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RcppArmadillo 0.9.500.2.0

June 12, 2019
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RcppArmadillo 0.9.500.2.0

A new RcppArmadillo release based on a new Armadillo upstream release arrived on CRAN, and will get to Debian shortly. It brings a few upstream changes, including extened interfaces...

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Interactive Network Visualization with R

June 12, 2019
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Interactive Network Visualization with R

A walk through how networks are visualized at STATWORX using the package visNetwork. Der Beitrag Interactive Network Visualization with R erschien zuerst auf STATWORX.

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Why R? 2019 Conference – Keynotes and Workshops announced

June 11, 2019
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Why R? 2019 Conference – Keynotes and Workshops announced

Why R? is one of the best opportunities to learning secrets of data science from true experts. This year we are happy to invite you for six keynote...

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Intermittent demand, Croston and Die Hard

Intermittent demand, Croston and Die Hard

I have recently been confronted to a kind of data set and problem that I was not even aware existed: intermittent demand data. Intermittent demand arises when the demand for...

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Taking over maintenance of a software package

Taking over maintenance of a software package

Software is maintained by people. While software can in theory live on indefinitely, to do so requires people. People change jobs, move locations, retire, and unfortunately die sometimes. When...

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another attempt at code golf

June 11, 2019
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another attempt at code golf

I had another lazy weekend go at code golf, trying to code in the most condensed way the following task. Provided with a square matrix A of positive integers,...

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Makeover Jumbalaya: Beating Dumbbells into Slopegraphs Whilst Orchestrating EtherCalc

June 11, 2019
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Makeover Jumbalaya: Beating Dumbbells into Slopegraphs Whilst Orchestrating EtherCalc

This morning, @kairyssdal tweeted out the following graphic from @axios: Confusing, but interesting. Data shows we're a nation of news consumption hypocrites – Axios https://t.co/O0lPSc4OV3 — Kai Ryssdal (@kairyssdal)...

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Shiny apps need more info! – our new shiny.info package

June 11, 2019
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Shiny apps need more info! – our new shiny.info package

At Appsilon we thrive on supporting the open source community with open source packages. As we have already mentioned at various R conferences, the typical cycle of our work...

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Does “Sell in May, Go Away” really work?

June 11, 2019
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Does “Sell in May, Go Away” really work?

If you follow the stock market, you’ve probably heard the expression “Sell in May, Go Away.” This expression generally refers to the perceived idea that the stock market goes...

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Communication Breakdown

June 11, 2019
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Communication Breakdown

There is an entertaining rumour going around about the journal Nature Communications. When I heard it for the fourth or fifth time, I decided to check out whether there...

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From Coin Tosses to p-Hacking: Make Statistics Significant Again!

June 11, 2019
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From Coin Tosses to p-Hacking: Make Statistics Significant Again!

One of the most notoriously difficult subjects in statistics is the concept of statistical tests. We will explain the ideas behind it step by step to give you some...

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Don’t get too excited – it might just be regression to the mean

June 10, 2019
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Don’t get too excited – it might just be regression to the mean

It is always exciting to find an interesting pattern in the data that seems to point to some important difference or relationship. A while ago, one of my colleagues...

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riddles on Egyptian fractions and Bernoulli factories

June 10, 2019
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riddles on Egyptian fractions and Bernoulli factories

Two fairy different riddles on the weekend Riddler. The first one is (in fine) about Egyptian fractions: I understand the first one as Find the Egyptian fraction decomposition of...

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