Monthly Archives: June 2012

\STATE [algorithmic package]

June 7, 2012
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\STATE [algorithmic package]

I fought with my LαTεX compiler this morning as it did not want to deal with my code: looking on forums for incompatibilities between beamer and algorithmic, and adding all kinds of packages, to no avail. Until I realised one \STATE was missing: (This is connected with my AMSI public lecture on simulation, obviously!) Filed

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First R meeting in Bordeaux, France

June 7, 2012
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The program of the first R meeting that will be held in Bordeaux (France), the 2nd and 3rd of July, is now available at http://r2012.bordeaux.inria.fr/programme.html. It includes special sessions about mixed models, visualization, classification, data ...

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NBA Playoff Predictions Update 4 (5-3)

June 7, 2012
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NBA Playoff Predictions Update 4 (5-3)

This is update 4 to my original post about predicting the NBA playoffs with R. With the Thunder beating the Spurs and the Heat losing to the Celtics, the algorithm went 1-1 on predictions, making it 5-3 so far.Making some improvements I have been posting for some time about incorporating more data into the models, and I...

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June 29: The Royal Statistical Society talks R

June 7, 2012
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On June 29, the Royal Statistical Society will host six hours of presentations about R, under the banner "To R, or not to R, that is the question". Speakers include R Core member Prof Uwe Ligges, Dr Wayne Jones (from Shell UK), and Dr Peter Nash (from Imperial College London), among others. The event takes place June 29 at...

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Earthquake Density in the Philippines (2011-2012)

June 7, 2012
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Earthquake Density in the Philippines (2011-2012)

 Using the same data and package from my previous post, but minor tweak on the code, I produced the map below:

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Choosing colour palettes. Part II: Educated Choices.

June 7, 2012
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Choosing colour palettes. Part II: Educated Choices.

There are many resources on the use of colours in R, several packages, and a number of schemes already implemented in ggplot2. In the previous part, we saw how ggplot2 selects a default colour palette according to the type of variable, discrete or cont...

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Bill Veanables Workshop (Augsburg University, Germany :: 2-3 July 2012)

June 7, 2012
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Bill Venables talks R :: Augsburg University, Germany :: 2-3 July 2012 Bill Venables will give a two-day R Workshop in Augsburg on the 2nd and 3rd July 2012, an expanded version of the course, which he has been invited to give at this year’s useR! meeting in Nashville. Details: www.math.uni-augsburg.de/termin/R-workshop.html Organised by the Department of Computer-Oriented Statistics and Data...

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Mapping the World’s Biggest Airlines

June 7, 2012
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Mapping the World’s Biggest Airlines

The map above shows the routes flown by the top 7 airli

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Simulation in the profiling model

June 7, 2012
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Simulation in the profiling model

In this post I try to make a small simulation of the sensory (flavour) profiling data, and examine if the parameters of simulated data can be retrieved by the Bayesian model build in the previous posts.The conclusion is that it is difficult, the amount...

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You should not use split in production code

June 7, 2012
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Recently I have stumbled on a problem with split function applied on list of factors. The issue is that it might produce wrong splits when splitting factors contain dots.Here is the example of the problem. Invoking the following code:df <-...

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