Chi-square distribution and test in R

December 3, 2023 | Ponne, Bruno

Greetings, humanists, social and data scientists! Was there an association or relationship between gender and the verdicts in investigations in 18th-century London? If an inquest concerned a man, did this fact influence the final verdict of the in...
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Statistics without mathematics series

December 3, 2023 | ["Cole Davis"]

The Statistics without Mathematics books from Vor Press are available in a variety of ‘skins’. In all versions, including those using jamovi, the subject is taught without statistical formulae in order to reduce ‘statistics anxiety’.
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A Comparison of Several qeML Predictive Methods

December 3, 2023 | matloff

Is machine learning overrated, with traditional methods being underrated these days? Yes, ML has had some celebrated successes, but these have come after huge amounts of effort, and it’s possible that similar effort with traditional methods may have produced similar results. A related issue concerns the type of data. ...
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Ten Lords-a-Leaping

December 3, 2023 | Jerry Tuttle

Just what is a lord-a-leaping? Well, what is a lord? A lord is a title of nobility, usually inherited, that exists in the UK and other countries. And those lords like to leap, especially during the twelve days of Christmas. The song the Twel...
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Trying out timeplyr

December 2, 2023 | R on Alan Yeung

The timeplyr R package, created by my colleague Nick, was accepted on CRAN in October 2023. A direct quote from the CRAN page is that it provides a set of fast tidy functions for wrangling, completing and summarising date and date-time data. It look...
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gssr Update

December 2, 2023 | R on

The General Social Survey, or GSS, is one of the cornerstones of US public opinion research and one of the most-analyzed datasets in Sociology. My colleague Steve Vaisey aptly describes it as the Hubble Space Telescope of American social science. It is... [Read more...]

A R graphic in a Yesod app

December 1, 2023 | Stéphane Laurent

Yesod is a web framework for Haskell. In this post I show how to do a Yesod application allowing to upload some data from a CSV or a XLSX file and to display a R graphic representing two selected columns of the ... [Read more...]

Beyond SAS: How R is Revolutionizing Pharma and Life Sciences

December 1, 2023 | Gift Kenneth

Statistical analysis and data handling play a pivotal role in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. The need for accurate and robust data analysis cannot be overstated, as it underpins critical decisions related to drug development, clinical trials, and patient outcomes. In this context, selecting the right software for data ...
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