Monthly Archives: January 2009

R Programmer – Calgary

January 23, 2009
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Originally posted on r-sig-jobs listserv: Hello All, We are in ned of an R programmer for a project in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We need the person to be local as the project involves coordination of a series of experts. The project is only about 150...

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Install JAGS and rjags in Fedora

January 23, 2009
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JAGS was developed to help those non-Window users to be able to use BUGS. However, I found it is very hard to install JAGS and its R package-rjags. Here is my note on how to install JAGS and rjags in Fedora 10. The note here should work for all Linu...

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R: Combining vectors or data frames of unequal length into one data frame

January 23, 2009
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R: Combining vectors or data frames of unequal length into one data frame

Today I will treat a problem I encounter every once in a while. Let’s suppose we have several dataframes or vectors of unequel length but with partly matching column names,  just like the following ones: df1 <- data.frame(Intercept = .4, x1=.4, x2=.2, x3=.7) df2 <- data.frame(Intercept = .5,        x2=.8       ) This for example may occur when fitting several

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Interesting tip about multicolor title of a plot

January 23, 2009
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Interesting tip about multicolor title of a plot

I'd like to suggest to take a look at this interesting post about creating a title with multi-coloured words.

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EMBL Heidelberg seeks a Bioinformatician / Data Analyst

January 21, 2009
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Originally posted on r-sig-jobs listserv: Hello, Might be interesting for some of you: Bioinformatician / Data Analyst Grade: 5 or 6, depending on experience EMBL site: EMBL Heidelberg Commencing date: As sooon as possible, after closing date (28 February 2009) read more

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Vacancy postdoc computational systems biology – Amsterdam

January 21, 2009
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Originally posted on r-sig-jobs listserv: *Postdoc Position Computational Systems Biology 'Systems Bioinformatics: Computational Modelling Methods' f/m * * VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands * *Research project * read more

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Sweave.sh plays with weaver

January 21, 2009
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Sweave.sh plays with weaver

After adding support for the cacheSweave package (see here) I have also added support for the weaver package to my Sweave.sh script. The experimental version is available here. After testing and feedback I will upload it to CRAN. One can use this new f...

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Customizing R: startup script

Customizing R: startup script

While R is certainly a great tool, some functions seem to be missing. Take for instance the standard error, for some reason there is no standard function included, while you would expect se(x) to work. Therefore I usually include a couple of functions,...

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Maximum likelihood estimation in R

Maximum likelihood estimation can be implemented like Quasi-maximum likelihood in Matlab, You can also write an R function which computes out the likelihood function. As always in R, this can be done in several different ways.One issue is that of rest...

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R vs. SAS

January 17, 2009
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R vs. SAS

Everything started with the article in the NYT talking about R – and of course – did mention SAS. Andrew Gelman picked up the article and posted his take on the matter. Maybe it are sentences like Andrew’s “And it’s good to hear that SAS is in trouble” and Anne H. Milley, director of technology product marketing

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