Data, movies and ggplot2

December 19, 2018
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Data, movies and ggplot2

Yet another boring barplot? No! I’ve asked my students from MiNI WUT to visualize some data about their favorite movies or series. Results are pretty awesome. Believe me or not, but charts in these posters are created with ggplot2 (most of them)! Star Wars Fan of StaR WaRs? Find out which color is the most … Czytaj dalej Data,...

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Spinning Pins

December 19, 2018
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Spinning Pins

Condenado a estar toda la vida, preparando alguna despedida (Desarraigo, Extremoduro) I live just a few minutes from the Spanish National Museum of Science and Technology (MUNCYT), where I...

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All the (NBA) box scores you ever wanted

December 18, 2018
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All the (NBA) box scores you ever wanted

In this previous post, I showed how one can scrape top-level NBA game data from BasketballReference.com. In the post after that, I demonstrated how to scrape play-by-play data for...

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AzureStor: an R package for working with Azure storage

December 18, 2018
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by Hong Ooi, senior data scientist, Microsoft Azure A few weeks ago, I introduced the AzureR family of packages for working with Azure in R. Since then, I’ve also...

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So you want to play a pRank in R…?

December 18, 2018
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So you want to play a pRank in R…?

So…you want to play a pRank with R? This short post will give you a fun function you can use in R to help you out! How to change...

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Alternative approaches to scaling Shiny with RStudio Shiny Server, ShinyProxy or custom architecture.

December 18, 2018
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Alternative approaches to scaling Shiny with RStudio Shiny Server, ShinyProxy or custom architecture.

Shiny is a great tool for fast prototyping. When a data science team creates a Shiny app, sometimes it becomes very popular. From that point this app becomes a tool...

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vtreat Variable Importance

December 17, 2018
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vtreat‘s purpose is to produce pure numeric R data.frames that are ready for supervised predictive modeling (predicting a value from other values). By ready we mean: a purely numeric...

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Statistics in Glaucoma: Part III

December 17, 2018
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Statistics in Glaucoma: Part III

Samuel Berchuck is a Postdoctoral Associate in Duke University’s Department of Statistical Science and Forge-Duke’s Center for Actionable Health Data Science. Joshua L. Warren is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics...

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rcites – The story behind the package

rcites – The story behind the package

The Ecology Hackathon Almost one year ago now, ecologists filled a room for the “Ecology Hackathon: Developing R Packages for Accessing, Synthesizing and Analyzing Ecological Data” that was co-organised by...

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An R Shiny app to recognize flower species

December 17, 2018
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An R Shiny app to recognize flower species

Introduction Playing around with PyTorch and R Shiny resulted in a simple Shiny app where the user can upload a flower image, the system will then predict the flower...

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Day 17 – little helper to_na

December 17, 2018
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Day 17 – little helper to_na

This little helper is just a convenience function to set infinite values and NaNs to NA. Der Beitrag Day 17 – little helper to_na erschien zuerst auf STATWORX.

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Phillips-Ouliaris Test For Cointegration

December 16, 2018
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In a project of developing PPNR balance projection models, I tried to use the Phillips-Ouliaris (PO) test to investigate the cointegration between the historical balance and a set of...

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My R take on Advent of Code – Day 1

December 16, 2018
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Ho, ho, ho! It’s almost Christmas time and I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait for it! And what can be a better way of killing the...

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2018-13 Rendering HTML Content in R Graphics

December 16, 2018
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This report describes several R packages that allow HTML content to be rendered as part of an R plot. The core package is called ‘layoutEngine’, ...

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Minimum CRPS vs. maximum likelihood

December 16, 2018
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Minimum CRPS vs. maximum likelihood

In a new paper in Monthly Weather Review, minimum CRPS and maximum likelihood estimation are compared for fitting heteroscedastic (or nonhomogenous)...

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Quoting Concatenate

December 16, 2018
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In our last note we used wrapr::qe() to help quote expressions. In this note we will discuss quoting and code-capturing interfaces (interfaces that capture user source code) a bit...

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Word associations from the Small World of Words

December 15, 2018
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Word associations from the Small World of Words

Do you subscribe to the Data is Plural newsletter from Jeremy Singer-Vine? You probably should, because it is a treasure trove of interesting datasets arriving in your email inbox....

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linl 0.0.3: Micro release

December 15, 2018
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linl 0.0.3: Micro release

Our linl package for writing LaTeX letter with (R)markdown had a fairly minor release today, following up on the previous release well over a year ago. This version...

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Request for comments on planned features for futile.logger 1.5

December 15, 2018
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I will be pushing a new version of futile.logger (version 1.5) to CRAN in January. This version introduces a number …Continue reading →

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Six Sigma DMAIC Series in R – Part4

December 15, 2018
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Six Sigma DMAIC Series in R – Part4

CategoriesBasic Statistics Tags Data Visualisation Linear Regression R Programming Hope you liked the Part 1 ,Part 2 and Part 3 of this Series. In this Part 4, we will go through the tools used...

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Day 15 – little helper sci_palette

December 15, 2018
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Day 15 – little helper sci_palette

This little helper returns a set of colors which we often use at STATWORX. Der Beitrag Day 15 – little helper sci_palette erschien zuerst auf STATWORX.

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RStudio Pandoc – HTML To Markdown

December 14, 2018
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The knitr and rmarkdown packages are used in conjunction with pandoc to convert R code and figures to a variety of formats including PDF, and word. Here, I’m exploring...

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Advent of Code: Most Popular Languages

December 14, 2018
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Advent of Code: Most Popular Languages

You might have heard of the Advent of Code, a 25-day challenge involving a programming puzzle a day, to be solved with the language of your choice. I’ve noted the popularity...

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Manipulate dates easily with {lubridate}

December 14, 2018
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Manipulate dates easily with {lubridate}

This blog post is an excerpt of my ebook Modern R with the tidyverse that you can read for free here. This is taken from Chapter 5, which presents the {tidyverse}...

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Learning R: A gentle introduction to higher-order functions

December 14, 2018
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Learning R: A gentle introduction to higher-order functions

Have you ever thought about why the definition of a function in R is different from many other programming languages? The part that causes the biggest difficulties (especially for...

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In case you missed it: November 2018 roundup

December 14, 2018
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from November of particular interest to R users. David Gerard assesses the plausibility of a key plot point in 'Jurassic...

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Day 14 – little helper print_fs

December 14, 2018
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Day 14 – little helper print_fs

This little helper returns the folder structure of a given path. With this, one can for example add a nice overview to the documentation of a project or within...

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running plot [and simulated annealing]

December 14, 2018
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running plot [and simulated annealing]

Last weekend, I found out a way to run updated plots within a loop in R, when calling plot() within the loop was never updated in real time. The...

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My book ‘Deep Learning from first principles:Second Edition’ now on Amazon

December 13, 2018
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My book ‘Deep Learning from first principles:Second Edition’ now on Amazon

The second edition of my book ‘Deep Learning from first principles:Second Edition- In vectorized Python, R and Octave’, is now available on Amazon, in both paperback ($14.99)  and kindle...

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