Articles by danganothererror

How to branch/fork a (StatET) project with SVN

August 14, 2012 | danganothererror

I was introduced to version control at the 2011 Belgrade R+OSGeo in higher education summer school. I’ve been using it in my daily work ever since. Recently the need to branch my project came up and this post describes how after a few hours of reading teh internets satisfied ... [Read more...]

Show me yours and I’ll show you mine

August 9, 2012 | danganothererror

I remember when I started with R, there was little processing power directed toward an IDE. I had enough problems with the syntax, loops and the like and R gui seemed adequate. When I started working on a heavy project, I had to knock it up a notch (bam!). After ... [Read more...]

Getting knitr to work with StatET

April 13, 2012 | danganothererror

StatET (an Eclipse plug-in that can handle, among other things, R) offers support for writing Sweave (.Rnw) documents. This is done via the external tool dialog, where one creates a new “device” that takes in a document and runs it over appropriate functions and programs. In this case, Sweave and ... [Read more...]

Adding lines or points to an existing barplot

January 15, 2011 | danganothererror

Sometimes you will need  to add some points to an existing barplot. You might try but you will get a funky looking line/points. It’s a bit squeezed. This happens because bars are not drawn at intervals 1:10, but rather on something else. This “else” can be seen if you ... [Read more...]

Modeling sound pressure level of a rifle shot

November 1, 2010 | danganothererror

Noise can be classified as pollution and lawmakers often (always?) treat it as such. Noise can have different origin points, point source being among the simplest to model. Because noise has broader health implications, being able to understand its propagation, a simple model can further our understanding in toning down ... [Read more...]

Dump R datasets into a single file

August 21, 2010 | danganothererror

Should you need datasets that come with R and additional packages (you can access them via data()) in one single file, here’s what I did to dump the entire workspace into one file: This code can easily be adapted to dump individual dataset into its own file. [Read more...]

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