Monthly Archives: March 2018

Comparing 2017 Maine Lobster Landings To Historical Landings

March 2, 2018
By
Comparing 2017 Maine Lobster Landings To Historical Landings

Tis the season for finding out how well Maine fisherfolk did last year; specifically, Maine lobsterfolk. Most of the news sites in Maine do a feature on the annual landings (here’s one from Bangor Daily News). There was a marked decline — the largest ever — in both poundage and revenue in 2017 and many... Continue reading →

Read more »

Generating codebooks in R

March 2, 2018
By
Generating codebooks in R

A codebook is a technical document that provides an overview of and information about the variables in a dataset. The codebook ensures that the statistician has the complete background information necessary to undertake the analysis, and a codebook do...

Read more »

JAWS-4 Dashboard User Guide

March 1, 2018
By
JAWS-4 Dashboard User Guide

Introduction The purpose of this dashboard is to provide tools to evaluate nominees for the Reds Hall of Fame. Its primary feature is the JAWS-4 statistic. JAWS-4 is a version of Jay Jaffe’s JAWS statistic that’s been modified to apply to a franchise’s Hall of Fame. The JAWS statistic is meant to be a starting point in the discussion of a...

Read more »

Visualizing the Capital Asset Pricing Model

March 1, 2018
By
Visualizing the Capital Asset Pricing Model

In a previous post, we covered how to calculate CAPM beta for our usual portfolio consisting of: + SPY (S&P500 fund) weighted 25% + EFA (a non-US equities fund) weighted 25% + IJS (a small-cap value fund) weighted 20% + EEM (an emerging-mkts fund) weighted 20% + AGG (a bond fund) weighted 10% Today, we will move on to visualizing the CAPM beta and explore...

Read more »

RStudio Connect v1.5.14

March 1, 2018
By
RStudio Connect v1.5.14

RStudio Connect v1.5.14 is now available! This release includes support for secure environment variables, customizing email subject lines, and beta support for serving TensorFlow models. This release introduces beta support for SuSE and will be the last version of RStudio Connect to support Ubuntu 12.04 and Internet Explorer 10. Contact [email protected] for more information on supported platforms. Secure Environment Variables Environment variables...

Read more »

RcppArmadillo 0.8.400.0.0

March 1, 2018
By
RcppArmadillo 0.8.400.0.0

RcppArmadillo release 0.8.400.0.0, originally prepared and uploaded on February 19, finally hit CRAN today (after having been available via the RcppCore drat repo for a number of days). A corresponding Debian release was prepared and uploaded as wel...

Read more »

EARL Houston Keynote Speaker announcement: Hadley Wickham

March 1, 2018
By
EARL Houston Keynote Speaker announcement: Hadley Wickham

...

Read more »

R Tip: Make Arguments Explicit in magrittr/dplyr Pipelines

March 1, 2018
By

I think this is the R Tip that is going to be the most controversial yet. Its potential pitfalls include: it is a style prescription (which makes it different than and less immediately useful than something of the nature of R Tip: Force Named Arguments), and it is heterodox (this is not how magrittr/dplyr is … Continue reading R...

Read more »

Search R-bloggers


Sponsors

Never miss an update!
Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive
e-mails with the latest R posts.
(You will not see this message again.)

Click here to close (This popup will not appear again)