Monthly Archives: June 2018

Running Python inside the RStudio Server IDE

June 28, 2018
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A great many R users will have to run some python code from time to time, and this short video from our Head of Data Engineering, Mark Sellors outlines one approach you can take that doesn’t mean leaving the RStudio IDE.

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Bias in high dimensional optimism corrected bootstrap procedure

June 28, 2018
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I have been working in high dimensional analysis to predict drug response in rheumatoid arthritis patients and I was concerned to find the procedure called optimism corrected bootstrapping over-fits as p (number of features) increases. Optimism corrected bootstrapping is a way of trying to estimate the overfitting error of a dataset by resampling the dataset

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Formatted Correlation with Effect Size

June 27, 2018
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Do a correlation APA formatted output Dataframe of Values Bayesian Correlation Contribute Credits Previous blogposts One of the most time-consuming part of data analysis in psychology is the copy-pasting of specific values of some R output to a manuscript or a report. This task is frustrating, prone to errors, and increase de variability of...

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Choroplethr v3.6.2 is now on CRAN

June 27, 2018
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Choroplethr v3.6.2 is now on CRAN

A new version of Choroplethr is now on CRAN! You can get it by typing the following from the R Console: I encourage all... The post Choroplethr v3.6.2 is now on CRAN appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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The Financial Times and BBC use R for publication graphics

June 27, 2018
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The Financial Times and BBC use R for publication graphics

While graphics guru Edward Tufte recently claimed that "R coders and users just can't do words on graphics and typography" and need additonal tools to make graphics that aren't "clunky", data journalists at major publications beg to differ. The BBC has been creating graphics "purely in R" for some time, with a typography style matching that of the BBC...

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Finalfit now in CRAN

June 27, 2018
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Your favourite package for getting model outputs directly into publication ready tables is now available on CRAN. They make you work for it! Thank you to all that helped. The development version will continue to be available from github.

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tree.bins 0.1.1: Recategorization by Decision Tree Method

June 27, 2018
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tree.bins 0.1.1: Recategorization by Decision Tree Method

Overview I created tree.bins to provide users the ability to recategorize categorical variables, dependent on a response variable, by iteratively creating a decision tree for each of the categorical variables (class factor) and the selected response variable. The decision tree is created using rpart::rpart. You often encounter variables with several levels when conducting data analysis or using machine learning algorithms....

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New Course: Marketing Analytics in R

June 27, 2018
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New Course: Marketing Analytics in R

Course Description Here is a link to our new R course. This is your chance to dive into the worlds of marketing and business analytics using R. Day by day, there are a multitude of decisions that companies have to face. With the help of statistical...

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New Project: A Visual History of Nobel Prize Winners

June 27, 2018
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New Project: A Visual History of Nobel Prize Winners

Project Description The Nobel Prize is perhaps the worlds most well known scientific award. Every year it is given to scientists and scholars in chemistry, literature, physics, medicine, economics, and peace. The first Nobel Prize was handed out in ...

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R Programming: What It Means to a Data Scientist

June 27, 2018
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R Programming: What It Means to a Data Scientist

… The post R Programming: What It Means to a Data Scientist appeared first on Vertabelo Academy Blog.

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