DHARMa – an R package for residual diagnostics of GLMMs

August 28, 2016
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DHARMa – an R package for residual diagnostics of GLMMs

I just released a small R package that I have been working on for a while. The motivation for this package came from the observation that I kept on receiving questions about residual checks for GLMMs. The problem that people have is that they have fitted their GLMM, maybe they tested it for overdispersion and…

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rfoaas 1.1.0

August 28, 2016
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rfoaas 1.1.0

FOAAS upstream came out with release 1.1.0 earlier last week. Tyler Hunt was kind enough to provide an almost immediate pull request adding support for the extended capabilties....

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satRday conference @ Budapest next week

August 27, 2016
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satRday conference @ Budapest next week

There's only one week left until the very first satRdays event all around the world!This is a very exciting project with great interest from...

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Dual axes time series plots with various more awkward data

August 27, 2016
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Dual axes time series plots with various more awkward data

In my most recent blog post I introduced the dualplot() R function, which allows you to create time series plots with two different scales on the vertical axes in...

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RcppCNPy 0.2.5

August 26, 2016
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A maintenance release of the RcppCNPy package is now on CRAN. RcppCNPy provides R with read and write access to NumPy files thanks to the cnpy library by Carl...

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Microsoft R Open 3.3.1 now available for Windows, Mac and Linux

August 26, 2016
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Microsoft R Open 3.3.1 now available for Windows, Mac and Linux

Microsoft R Open 3.3.1, our enhanced disstribution of open source R, is now available for download for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This update upgrades the R langauge engine to...

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Reshape 2 Exercises

August 26, 2016
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Reshape 2 Exercises

The Reshape 2 package is based on differentiating between identification variables, and measurement variables. The functions of the Reshape 2 package then “melt” datasets from wide to long format,...

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Analysis of the #7FavPackages hashtag

August 26, 2016
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Analysis of the #7FavPackages hashtag

Twitter has seen a recent trend of “first 7” and “favorite 7” hashtags, like #7FirstJobs and #7FavFilms. Last week I added one to the mix, about my...

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Five ways to calculate internal consistency

August 26, 2016
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Five ways to calculate internal consistency

Let’s get psychometric and learn a range of ways to compute the internal consistency of a test or questionnaire in R. We’ll be covering: Average inter-item correlation ...

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Beyond R: Integration of R into the analysis software KNIME and in Docker environments

August 26, 2016
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Beyond R: Integration of R into the analysis software KNIME and in Docker environments

Speaker of the Kenntnis-Tage 2016: Eugene Harschack | Decadis AG Eugene Harschack works in the Business Intelligence Solution department at Decadis, where he implements BI solutions for customers....

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RcppArmadillo 0.7.400.2.0

August 25, 2016
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RcppArmadillo 0.7.400.2.0

Another Armadillo 7.* release -- now at 7.400. We skipped the 7.300.* serie release as it came too soon after our most recent CRAN release. Releasing RcppArmadillo 0.7.400.2.0...

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Presidential Election Predictions 2016 (an ASA competition)

August 25, 2016
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Guest post by Jo Hardin ASA’s Prediction Competition In this election year, the American Statistical Association (ASA) has put together a competition for students to predict the exact percentages for...

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Tickets now available for EARL2016 Boston

August 25, 2016
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Tickets now available for EARL2016 Boston

We are pleased to announce that registration has now opened for this year’s Boston EARL Conference, which will be held at the Boston Science Museum on the 7-9th November....

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R with Power BI: Import, Transform, Visualize and Share

August 25, 2016
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R with Power BI: Import, Transform, Visualize and Share

Power BI, Microsoft's data visualization and reporting platform, has made great strides in the past year integrating the R language. This Computerworld article describes the recent advances with Power...

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R Markdown: How to format tables and figures in .docx files

August 25, 2016
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R Markdown: How to format tables and figures in .docx files

In research, we usually publish the most important findings in tables and figures. When writing research papers using Rmarkdown (*.Rmd), we have several options to format the output of...

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Extending sparklyr to Compute Cost for K-means on YARN Cluster with Spark ML Library

August 24, 2016
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Extending sparklyr to Compute Cost for K-means on YARN Cluster with Spark ML Library

Machine and statistical learning wizards are becoming more eager to perform analysis with Spark ML library if this is only possible. It’s trendy, posh, spicy and gives the...

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Python style logging in R

August 24, 2016
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Python style logging in R

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Using RWe are increasingly using R in “operational” settings that require robust error handling and logging. In this post we...

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Using MANOVA to Analyse a Banking Crisis Exercises

August 24, 2016
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Using MANOVA to Analyse a Banking Crisis Exercises

In this set of exercises we will practice multivariate analysis of variance – MANOVA. We shall try to find if there is a difference in the combination of export...

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stringr 1.1.0

August 24, 2016
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stringr 1.1.0

I’m pleased to announce version 1.1.0 of stringr. stringr makes string manipulation easier by using consistent function and argument names, and eliminating options that you don’t need 95% of...

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How to evaluate R models in Azure Machine Learning Studio

August 24, 2016
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How to evaluate R models in Azure Machine Learning Studio

Azure Machine Learning Studio is a GUI-based integrated development environment for constructing and operationalizing machine learning workflows. The basic computational unit of an Azure ML Studio workflow (or Experiment)...

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Edward Tufte Keynote Presenter at Data Science Summit, Sep 26-27

August 23, 2016
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Edward Tufte Keynote Presenter at Data Science Summit, Sep 26-27

I'm excited to share that one of my data science heroes will be a presenter at the Microsoft Data Science Summit in Atlanta, September 26-27. Edward Tufte, the data...

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useR and JSM 2016 conferences: a story in tweets

August 23, 2016
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useR and JSM 2016 conferences: a story in tweets

I was amused by a Guardian article last month that declared “I’m a serious academic, not a professional Instagrammer,” arguing that social media is a distraction for scientific...

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Rborist version 0.1-3 is now available from CRAN

August 23, 2016
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Version 0.1-3 of the Rborist Random Forest package can now be downloaded from CRAN. This version follows closely on the short-lived 0.1-2, which failed to install on...

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10 Reasons why you can’t miss this years EARL Conference in London

August 23, 2016
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10 Reasons why you can’t miss this years EARL Conference in London

    On September 13th-15th Mango Solutions are running the EARL ( Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference for all users, enthusiasts and beginners of the R programming...

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GSoC 2016 Report – Rperform

August 23, 2016
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GSoC 2016 Report – Rperform

Developer: Akash Tandon Mentors: Joshua Ulrich, Toby Dylan Hocking Official Project Link: Rperform: performance analysis of R package code This project meant to deal primarily with development of Rperform’s...

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Visualising Residuals

August 23, 2016
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Visualising Residuals

Residuals. Now there’s something to get you out of bed in the morning! OK, maybe residuals aren’t the sexiest topic in the world. Still, they’re an essential element and means...

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New package tokenizers joins rOpenSci

August 23, 2016
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The R package ecosystem for natural language processing has been flourishing in recent days. R packages for text analysis have usually been based on the classes provided by the...

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How to win a drone in 20 lines of R code

August 22, 2016
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How to win a drone in 20 lines of R code

Or a less clickbaity title: Model based optimization of machine learning models with mlr and mlrMBO. I recently participated in the #TEFDataChallenge a datathon organized by Wayra. The first price...

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Integrate Free R Tutorials With Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas & More!

August 22, 2016
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Are you teaching a course this semester that makes use of R? Now you can integrate DataCamp’s free interactive R courses and tutorials with all major learning management systems...

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