January 2017

Data Science for Doctors – Part 1 : Data Display

January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Data science enhances people’s decision making. Doctors and researchers are making critical decisions every day, so it is obvious that those people must have a substantial knowledge of data science. This series aims to help people that are around medical field to enhance their data science skills. We will ... [Read more...]

On occasion of the 10,000th R package: The eoda Top 10

January 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

R just passed another milestone: 10,000 packages on CRAN. From A3 to zyp, from ABC analysis to zero-inflated models – 10,000 R packages mean great variety and methods for almost every use case. On occasion of this event we collected the top 10 R packages in collaboration with the ones who should know best: ...
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Exploring World Gender Statistics with Shiny

January 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week I explored the World Gender Statistics dataset. You can look at 160 measurements over 56 years with my Shiny app here. I prepared the data as follows: Data.csv Country.Name: the name of the country Country.Code: the country’s co...
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The Rt of naming your blog

January 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

In this post, I’m sharing a brand-new analysis! The reason for this is my blog being added to R-bloggers by Tal Galili after I filled this form. R-bloggers is a collection of blogs about R, whose new posts get added to the website via the magic of RS... [Read more...]

Inauguration speeches

January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Acquiring inauguration speeches Though not about Greenville especially, it might be interesting to quantitatively analyze inauguration speeches. This analysis will be done using two paradigms: the tm package and the tidytext package. We will read the speeches in such a way that we use the tidytext package; later on we ...
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CRAN now has 10,000 R packages. Here’s how to find the ones you need.

January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

CRAN, the global repository of open-source packages that extend the capabiltiies of R, reached a milestone today. There are now more than 10,000 R packages available for download*. (Incidentally, that count doesn't even include all the R packages out there. There are also another 1294 packages for genomic analysis in the BioConductor ... [Read more...]

January ’17 Tips and Tricks

January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Sean Lopp This month’s collection of Tips and Tricks comes from an excellent talk given at the 2017 RStudio::Conf in Orlando by RStudio Software Engineer Kevin Ushey. The slides from his talk are embedded below and cover features from autocompletion to R Markdown shortcuts. Use the left and ... [Read more...]

Visualization of MRI data in R

January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lately I was getting a little bored with genomic data (and then TCGA2STAT started to give me a segfault on my university’s high performance computing facility too :stuck_out_tongue:). So I decided to analyze some brain imaging data that I had lying a...
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Visualization of MRI data in R

January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lately I was getting a little bored with genomic data (and then TCGA2STAT started to give me a segfault on my university’s high performance computing facility too :stuck_out_tongue:). So I decided to analyze some brain imaging data that I had lying a... [Read more...]

Visualization of MRI data in R

January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lately I was getting a little bored with genomic data (and then TCGA2STAT started to give me a segfault on my university’s high performance computing facility too :stuck_out_tongue:). So I decided to analyze some brain imaging data that I had lying a... [Read more...]

7 Interactive Plots from the Pharmaceutical Industry

January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Introduction In a recent blog post we introduced 7 Interactive Bioinformatics Plots Made in Python and R. Here I introduced 7 Interactive Plots from the Pharmaceutical Industry using the plotly R package. These plots are essential for any survival analysis study, where there is interest in time-to-events as often seen in the ... [Read more...]

The R-Ladies way!

January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

4 months ago I handed my notice in one of the boldest moves in my entire career. Not that I visualized myself as a get-a-job-for-the-rest-of-your-life kind of girl (at all), but I’ve always been very cautious, thinking a couple of moves ahead. About... [Read more...]

Simulating from a specified seasonal ARIMA model

January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

From my email today You use an illustration of a seasonal arima model: ARIMA(1,1,1)(1,1,1)4 I would like to simulate data from this process then fit a model… but I am unable to find any information as to how this can be conducted… if I set phi1, P... [Read more...]

Simulating from a specified seasonal ARIMA model

January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

From my email today You use an illustration of a seasonal arima model: ARIMA(1,1,1)(1,1,1)4 I would like to simulate data from this process then fit a model… but I am unable to find any information as to how this can be conducted… if I set phi1, Phi1, theta1, and Theta1 ... [Read more...]

Cards on the table

January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

After the last post building on feedback from readers, the blog is back to the regular program of recycling old Github repos. Today’s project was waiting for its turn here and will involve a Catan card game. Nearly a year ago, I played Catan with my ...
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