Monthly Archives: January 2015

The leaflet package for online mapping in R

January 31, 2015
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The leaflet package for online mapping in R

It has been possible for some years to launch a web map from within R. A number of packages for doing this are available, including: RgoogleMaps, an interface to the Google Maps api leafletR, an early package for creating Leaflet maps with R rCharts, which can be used as a basis for webmaps In this tutorial we use...

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Bio7 2.0 for Linux Released!

January 31, 2015
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Bio7 2.0 for Linux Released!

01.02.2015 I released the Linux version of Bio7 2.0 (see screenshot below). For an overview of the new Bio7 features follow the link: Bio7 2.0 new features Added Linux features: A new Java menu action (in the Scripts menu) is available to start a Py4J server which can communicate to Java and CPython (if enabled

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Rediscovering Formula One Race Battlemaps

January 31, 2015
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Rediscovering Formula One Race Battlemaps

A couple of days ago, I posted a recipe on the F1DataJunkie blog that described how to calculate track position from laptime data. Using that information, as well as additional derived columns such as the identity of, and time to, the cars immediately ahead of and behind a particular selected driver, both in terms of

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Carl Boettiger on accessing online data with ROpenSci

January 30, 2015
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*Today, Carl Boettiger gave a tutorial on the ROpenSci project and how to use their many packages to connect to online data repositories to retrieve and up deposit data. Here’s our screencast of the talk. All the code from this talk is available at this github repository, and you can download it as a *.zip...

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Reproducibility with Revolution R Open and the checkpoint package

January 30, 2015
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Thanks to everyone at the Chicago R User Group for giving me such a warm welcome for my presentation last night. In my talk, I gave an introduction to Revolution R Open, with a focus on how the checkpoint package makes sharing R code in a reproducible way easy: If you'd like to try out the checkpoint package, it's...

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Fumbling fumble statistics

January 30, 2015
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Fumbling fumble statistics

Follow Email I wanted to add my two-cents worth to the “Deflate-gate” statistics row that’s been going on recently. If you want to catch up with the story, then you should start with the original articles at Sharp Football Analysis (1, 2) and this critique by Gregory J. Matthews and Michael Lopez. And if you

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littler 0.2.2

January 30, 2015
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littler 0.2.2

A new minor release of littler is available now. Several examples were added or extended: a new script check.r to check a source tarball with R CMD check after loading required packages first (and a good use case was given in the recent UBSAN testi...

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How e Can Help You To Find The Love Of Your Life

January 30, 2015
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How e Can Help You To Find The Love Of Your Life

Match.com will bring more love to the planet than anything since Jesus Christ (Gary Kremen, founder of Match.com) Charlie is a brilliant 39 years old mathematician living in Massachusetts. He lives alone and has dedicated his whole life to study. He has realized lately that theorems and books no longer satisfy him. Charlie has realized that … Continue reading...

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The time series of JGB Interest Rate(10Y) over the last one year

January 29, 2015
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World wide quantitative easing does not seem to end. I live and work in Japan which has the lowest interest rate.Thanks to Quandl and RStudio, I can easily get the data of the interest rate and visualize it with R and dygraphs ...

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Comparing Flexible and Elastic Asset Allocation

January 29, 2015
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Comparing Flexible and Elastic Asset Allocation

So recently, I tried to combine Flexible and Elastic Asset Allocation. The operative word being–tried. Essentially, I saw Flexible Asset … Continue reading →

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