In case you missed it: October 2018 roundup

November 15, 2018
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from October of particular interest to R users. Peter Provost ports some 80's-era BASIC programs for kids to R. In a podcast for Fringe FM, I discuss the ethics of AI, Microsoft and Open Source, and the R Community. Roundup of AI, Machine Learning and Data Science news from October...

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Quoting in R

November 15, 2018
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Many R users appear to be big fans of "code capturing" or "non standard evaluation" (NSE) interfaces. In this note we will discuss quoting and non-quoting interfaces in R....

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A deep dive into glmnet: standardize

November 15, 2018
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A deep dive into glmnet: standardize

I’m writing a series of posts on various function options of the glmnet function (from the package of the same name), hoping to give more detail and insight beyond...

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Gold-Mining Week 11 (2018)

November 15, 2018
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Week 11 Gold Mining and Fantasy Football Projection Roundup now available. Go get that free agent gold! The post Gold-Mining Week 11 (2018) appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics.

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Make Beautiful Tables with the Formattable Package

November 15, 2018
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Make Beautiful Tables with the Formattable Package

I love the formattable package, but I always struggle to remember its syntax. A quick Google search reveals that I’m not alone in this struggle....

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Rcpp now used by 1500 CRAN packages

November 15, 2018
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Rcpp now used by 1500 CRAN packages

Right now Rcpp stands at 1500 reverse-dependencies on CRAN. The graph is on the left depicts the growth of Rcpp usage (as measured by Depends, Imports and LinkingTo,...

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Discourse Network Analysis: Undertaking Literature Reviews in R

November 14, 2018
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Discourse Network Analysis: Undertaking Literature Reviews in R

Literature reviews are the cornerstone of science. Keeping abreast of developments within any given field of enquiry has become increasingly difficult given the enormous amounts of new research. Databases...

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Searching for the optimal hyper-parameters of an ARIMA model in parallel: the tidy gridsearch approach

November 14, 2018
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Searching for the optimal hyper-parameters of an ARIMA model in parallel: the tidy gridsearch approach

Introduction In this blog post, I’ll use the data that I cleaned in a previous blog post, which you can download here. If you want to follow along, download the monthly data. In the...

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More on Bias Corrected Standard Deviation Estimates

November 14, 2018
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More on Bias Corrected Standard Deviation Estimates

This note is just a quick follow-up to our last note on correcting the bias in estimated standard deviations for binomial experiments. For normal deviates there is, of course,...

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More Sandwiches, Anyone?

November 14, 2018
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Consider this my Good Deed for the Day!A re-tweet from a colleague whom I follow on Twitter brought an important paper to my attention. I thought I'd share it...

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Use GitHub Vulnerability Alerts to Keep Users of Your R Packages Safe

November 14, 2018
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Use GitHub Vulnerability Alerts to Keep Users of Your R Packages Safe

Despite their now inherent evil status, GitHub has some tools other repository aggregators do not. One such tool is the free vulnerability alert service which will scan repositories for...

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anytime 0.3.3

November 14, 2018
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A new minor clean-up release of the anytime package arrived on CRAN overnight. This is the fourteenth release, and follows the 0.3.2 release a good week ago. anytime is...

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Gazing into the Abyss of P-Hacking: HARKing vs. Optional Stopping

November 14, 2018
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Gazing into the Abyss of P-Hacking: HARKing vs. Optional Stopping

by Angelika Stefan & Felix Schönbrodt Almost all researchers have experienced the tingling feeling of suspense that arises right before they take a look at long-awaited data: Will they...

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Windows Clipboard Access with R

November 13, 2018
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Windows Clipboard Access with R

The windows clipboard is a quick way to get data in and out of R. How can we exploit this feature to accomplish our basic data exploration needs and...

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R plus Magento 2 REST API revisited: part 2 – filtered search

November 13, 2018
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R plus Magento 2 REST API revisited: part 2 – filtered search

In previous post I wrote about how to set connection with Magento 2 REST API from R and make queries to universal search. Now let’s see how  use filtered...

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A Mathematician’s Perspective on Topological Data Analysis and R

November 13, 2018
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A Mathematician’s Perspective on Topological Data Analysis and R

A few years ago, when I first became aware of Topological Data Analysis (TDA), I was really excited by the possibility that the elegant theorems of Algebraic Topology could...

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Rdew Valley: Optimizing Farming with R

November 13, 2018
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Rdew Valley: Optimizing Farming with R

I recently picked up a copy of my favorite game Stardew Valley again. If you don’t know the game, I can highly recommend it! You inherit a pixel farm and you...

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Easy time-series prediction with R: a tutorial with air traffic data from Lux Airport

November 13, 2018
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Easy time-series prediction with R: a tutorial with air traffic data from Lux Airport

In this blog post, I will show you how you can quickly and easily forecast a univariate time series. I am going to use data from the EU Open Data...

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Building a Repository of Alpine-based Docker Images for R, Part II

November 13, 2018
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Building a Repository of Alpine-based Docker Images for R, Part II

In the first article of this series, I built an Alpine-based Docker image with R base packages from Alpine’s native repositories, as well as one image with R compiled...

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AI for Good: slides and notebooks from the ODSC workshop

November 13, 2018
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AI for Good: slides and notebooks from the ODSC workshop

Last week at the ODSC West conference, I was thrilled with the interest in my Using AI for Good workshop: it was wonderful to find a room full of...

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Those “other” apply functions…

November 13, 2018
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Those “other” apply functions…

So you know lapply, sapply, and apply…but…what about rapply, vapply, or eapply? These are generally a little less known as far as the apply family of functions in R...

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A deep dive into glmnet: penalty.factor

November 13, 2018
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A deep dive into glmnet: penalty.factor

The glmnet function (from the package of the same name) is probably the most used function for fitting the elastic net model in R. (It also fits the lasso...

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Installing RStudio & Shiny Servers

November 12, 2018
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I did a remote install of Ubuntu Server today. This was somewhat novel because it’s the first time that I have not had physical access to the machine I...

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Interchanging RMarkdown and “spinnable” R

November 12, 2018
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Dean Attali wrote this nice post a few years ago describing knitr’s spin function. This function allows a regular R file, with comments written with the roxygen2-style comment tag...

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Shiny 1.2.0: Plot caching

November 12, 2018
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Shiny 1.2.0: Plot caching

We’re pleased to announce the CRAN release of Shiny v1.2.0! This release features Plot Caching, an important new tool for improving performance and scalability in Shiny apps. If you’re not...

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TWIMLAI European Online Meetup about Trust in Predictions of ML Models

November 12, 2018
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TWIMLAI European Online Meetup about Trust in Predictions of ML Models

At the upcoming This week in machine learning and AI European online Meetup, I’ll be presenting and leading a discussion about the Anchors paper, the next generation of machine...

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The Antarctic/Southern Ocean rOpenSci community

Antarctic/Southern Ocean science and rOpenSci Collaboration and reproducibility are fundamental to Antarctic and Southern Ocean science, and the value of data to Antarctic science has long been promoted. The...

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Angela Bassa discusses managing data science teams and much more.

November 12, 2018
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Angela Bassa discusses managing data science teams and much more.

Hugo Bowne-Anderson, the host of DataFramed, the DataCamp podcast, recently interviewed Angela Bassa, the Director of Data Science at iRobot. Here is the podcast link. Introducing Angela Bassa Hugo: ...

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Preview my new book: Introduction to Reproducible Science in R

November 12, 2018
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I’m pleased to share Part I of my new book “Introduction to Reproducible Science in R“. The purpose of this …Continue reading →

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