January 2020

Comparing Ensembl GTF and cDNA

January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

It seems that most people think Ensembl’s GTF file and cDNA fasta file mean the same transcripts: Watch out! @ensembl's Fasta and GTF annotation files available via https://t.co/2AhCSnL7py do not match (there are transcripts in the GTF not found in the Fasta file. Anyone else ...
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50+ Free DataSets for DataScience Projects

January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hello All, This is just a short note to specify that the list of FREE datasets is updated for 2020. There are 50+ sites and links to the newly released Google Dataset search engine. So, have fun exploring these data repositories to master programming, create stunning visualizations and build your own unique ...
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50+ Free DataSets for DataScience Projects

January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hello All, This is just a short note to specify that the list of FREE datasets is updated for 2020. There are 50+ sites and links to the newly released Google Dataset search engine. So, have fun exploring these data repositories to master programming, create stunning visualizations and build your own unique ...
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rco: Make Your R Code Run Faster Today!

January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

The rco package can optimize R code in a variety of different ways. The package implements common subexpression elimination, constant folding, constant propagation, dead code elimination, among other very relevant code optimization strategies. Currently, the rco could be downloaded as a GitHub package. The rco  package functions as an RStudio ... [Read more...]

15+ Resources to Get Started with R

January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

R is the second most sought after language in data science behind Python, so gaining mastery of R is a prerequisite to a thriving career in the field. Whether you’re an experienced developer or a newbie considering a career move, here are some excellent resources so you can get ...
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Beginners guide to Bubble Map with Shiny

January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Map Bubble Map bubble is type of map chart where bubble or circle position  indicates geoghraphical location and bubble size is used to show differences in magnitude of quantitative variables like population. We will be using Highcharter package to show earthquake magnitude and depth . Highcharter is a versatile charting library ...
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nnetsauce for R

January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

nnetsauce is now available to R users (currently, a development version). As a reminder, for those who are interested, the following page illustrates different use-cases for the nnetsauce, including deep learning application examples. This post from September 18 is about an Adaptive Boosting (boosting) algorithm variant available in the nnetsauce. This ...
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A Shiny App for Tracking Moral Networks

January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Background This is a post outlining a ShinyApp that I made for visualising inter-participant agreement on quesions relating to Haidt’s Moral Foundations (e.g., Haidt and Joseph 2008). This is part of a line of research on moral judgements, inspired by DAFINET project, where I aim to investigate the role ...
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Comparing Ensembl GTF and cDNA

January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

It seems that most people think Ensembl’s GTF file and cDNA fasta file mean the same transcripts: Watch out! @ensembl's Fasta and GTF annotation files available via https://t.co/2AhCSnL7py do not match (there are transcripts in the GTF not found in the Fasta file. Anyone else ...
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An efficient way to install and load R packages

January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

What is a R package and how to use it? Inefficient way to install and load R packages More efficient way What is a R package and how to use it? Unlike other programs, only fundamental functionalities come by default with R. You will thus often need to install some “... [Read more...]

another easy Riddler

January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

A quick riddle from the Riddler In a two-person game, Abigail and Zian both choose between a and z. Abigail win one point with probability .9 if they choose (a,a) and with probability 1 if they choose (a,z), and two points with probability .4 if they choose (z,z) and with ...
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Building the R Community in Southern Africa

January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Heather Turner, Chair of Forwards, the R Foundation taskforce for underrepresented groups in the R Community In this post I will give the background to the Forwards Southern Africa... The post Building the R Community in Southern Africa appeared first on R Consortium.
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Applied Bayesian Statistics Using Stan and R

January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Whether researchers occasionally turn to Bayesian statistical methods out of convenience or whether they firmly subscribe to the Bayesian paradigm for philosophical reasons: The use of Bayesian statistics in the social sciences is becoming increasingly widespread. However, seemingly high entry costs still keep many applied researchers from embracing Bayesian methods. ...
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Applied Bayesian Statistics Using Stan and R

January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Whether researchers occasionally turn to Bayesian statistical methods out of convenience or whether they firmly subscribe to the Bayesian paradigm for philosophical reasons: The use of Bayesian statistics in the social sciences is becoming increasingly widespread. However, seemingly high entry costs still keep many applied researchers from embracing Bayesian methods. ...
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