In case you missed them, here are some articles from November of particular interest to R users.
R 2.14 now includes SVG support for Windows.
The submissions for the Applications of R in Business contest are available for viewing online.
A tutorial on using the Rdatamarket package to import public datasets into R.
Free books on R for multivariate analysis, biomedical statistics, and time series available for download.
Revolution R Enterprise 5.0 has been released. Download the slides and replay for the webinar . It's available for free download to members of the academic community. There's a review of the new release here.
Hadley Wickham presents the “R Development Master Class” in San Francisco.
Slides and a video interview from a talk on the RHadoop project given at Hadoop World 2011.
Using calendar heat maps in R to visualize training for a marathon.
Modeling 70Gb of birth records data using the RevoScaleR package.
Why we do need to deal with big data in R.
The University of Washington is offering a web-based course on financial modeling with R.
R performance tip: pre-allocate a vector, rather than extending it in a loop.
A review of the new book “The Art of R Programming” by Norman Matloff.
R remains the preferred tool of participants in the Kaggle predictive modeling competitions.
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