Monthly Archives: May 2015

Situational Baseball: Analyzing Runs Potential Statistics

May 26, 2015
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By Mark Malter A few weeks ago, I wrote about my Baseball Stats R shiny application, where I demonstrated how to calculate runs expectancies based on the 24 possible bases/outs states for any plate appearance. In this article, I’ll explain how I expanded on that to calculate the probability of winning the game, based on the current score/inning/bases/outs state....

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New Version of RStudio (v0.99) Available Now

May 26, 2015
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New Version of RStudio (v0.99) Available Now

We’re pleased to announce that the final version of RStudio v0.99 is available for download now. Highlights of the release include: A new data viewer with support for large datasets, filtering, searching, and sorting. Complete overhaul of R code completion with many new features and capabilities. The source editor now provides code diagnostics (errors, warnings, etc.) as

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Communicating Risk at the Bay Area R User Group

May 26, 2015
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I will be speaking at the Bay Area User Group meeting tonight about Communicating Risk. Anthony Goldbloom from Kaggle and Karim Chine from ElasticR will be there as well. The meeting will be at Microsoft in Mountain View.Later this week I will give a s...

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Searching for the Steamer retroelement in the ocean metagenome

May 25, 2015
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Searching for the Steamer retroelement in the ocean metagenome

Last week, I was listening to episode 337 of the podcast This Week in Virology. It concerned a retrovirus-like sequence element named Steamer, which is associated with a transmissible leukaemia in soft shell clams. At one point the host and guests discussed the idea of searching for Steamer-like sequences in the data from ocean metagenomics

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R and Data Mining workshop at Deakin University

May 25, 2015
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R and Data Mining workshop at Deakin University

I will run a workshop on R and Data Mining for students in the Master of Business Analytics course at Deakin University in Melbourne on Thursday 28 May. The workshop will cover: – Introduction to Data Mining with R and … Continue reading →

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Granger Causality Test

May 25, 2015
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Granger Causality Test

. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don't. # READ QUARTERLY DATA FROM CSV library(zoo) ts1

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Open data sets you can use with R

May 25, 2015
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R is an environment for programming with data, so unless you're doing a simulation study you'll need some data to work with. If you don't have data of your own, we've made a list of open data sets you can use with R to accompany the latest release of Revolution R Open. At the Data Sources on the Web...

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Interactive maps of Crime data in Greater London

May 25, 2015
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Interactive maps of Crime data in Greater London

In the previous post we looked at ways to perform some introductory point pattern analysis of open data downloaded from Police.uk. As you remember we subset the dataset of crimes in the Greater London area, extracting only the drug related ones. Subseq...

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Google Summer of Code: Community Bonding Re-cap

May 25, 2015
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Google Summer of Code: Community Bonding Re-cap

Today is the day! The first day of coding for the 2015 Google Summer of code program begins today. I didn’t write an announcement piece in April, but I’m onboard now and will write a new blog post here every week for the duration of the summer. April 27th to May 25th was considered the … Continue reading Google...

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Paper Helicopter experiment, part II

May 25, 2015
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Paper Helicopter experiment, part II

Last week I created a JAGS model combining data from two paper helicopter datasets. This week, I will use the model to find the longest flying one.PredictingThe JAGS/RJAGS system has no predict() function that I know of. What I therefore did is adapt t...

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