Monthly Archives: June 2017

Find all my other posts on my old website!

June 30, 2017
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For all my other posts, see my old website: shiring.github.io

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R 3.4.1 "Single Candle" released

June 30, 2017
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The R core team announced today the release of R 3.4.1 (codename: Single Candle). This release fixes...

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Stan Weekly Roundup, 30 June 2017

June 30, 2017
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Stan Weekly Roundup, 30 June 2017

Here’s some things that have been going on with Stan since the last week’s roundup Stan® and the logo and were was granted U.S. Trademark Registrations No. 5,222,891 and U.S. Serial Number: 87,237,369. Hard to feel special when there were millions of products ahead of you. Trademarked names are case insensitive and they required a The post Stan Weekly...

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Data Visualization with googleVis exercises part 5

June 30, 2017
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Data Visualization with googleVis exercises part 5

Candlestick, Pie, Gauge, Intensity Charts In the fifth part of our journey we will meet some special but more and more usable types of charts that googleVis provides. More specifically you will learn about the features of Candlestick, Pie, Gauge and Intensity Charts. Read the examples below to understand the logic of what we are Related exercise sets: Data Visualization...

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HexJSON HTMLWidget for R, Part 3

June 30, 2017
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HexJSON HTMLWidget for R, Part 3

In HexJSON HTMLWidget for R, Part 1 I described a basic HTMLwidget for rendering hexJSON maps using d3-hexJSON, and HexJSON HTMLWidget for R, Part 2 described updates for supporting colour. Having booked off today for emergency family cover that turned out not to be required, I had another stab at the package, so it now

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Cubic and Smoothing Splines in R

June 30, 2017
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Cubic and Smoothing Splines in R

Splines are a smooth and flexible way of fitting Non linear Models and learning the Non linear interactions from the data.In most of the methods in which we fit Non linear Models to data and learn Non linearities is by transforming the data or the variables by applying a Non linear transformation. Cubic Splines Cubic Related Post Chi-Squared Test –...

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Introducing our Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Dan Sholler

Introducing our Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Dan Sholler

We are pleased to welcome our Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Dan Sholler. Dan is an expert in qualitative research (yes, you read that correctly) and studies digital infrastructure creation, growth, and maintenance efforts. Through this research interest, he was drawn to the open science community and its ongoing development of tools and communities to support sustainable, reproducible, high-quality research. With...

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Model Operational Loss Directly with Tweedie GLM

June 29, 2017
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Model Operational Loss Directly with Tweedie GLM

In the development of operational loss forecasting models, the Frequency-Severity modeling approach, which the frequency and the severity of a Unit of Measure (UoM) are modeled separately, has been widely employed in the banking industry. However, sometimes it also makes sense to model the operational loss directly, especially for UoMs with non-material losses. First of

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How I became a crolute i.e. an user of the crul package

June 29, 2017
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How I became a crolute i.e. an user of the crul package

A few months ago rOpenSci’s Scott Chamberlain asked me for feedback about a new package of his called crul, an http client like httr, so basically something you use for e.g. writing a package interfacing an API. He told me that a great thing about cr...

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How I became a crolute i.e. an user of the crul package

June 29, 2017
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How I became a crolute i.e. an user of the crul package

A few months ago rOpenSci’s Scott Chamberlain asked me for feedback about a new package of his called crul, an http client like httr, so basically something you use for e.g. writing a package interfacing an API. He told me that a great thing about cr...

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