Articles by erikr

Using R to Analyze Baseball Games in “Real Time”

October 4, 2009 | erikr

In order to honor the last day of the 2009 MLB regular season (excepting the Twins/Tigers tiebreaker Tuesday night), I was reading a book that combines a few of my favorite thing: statistics, R, and baseball. The book, by Joseph Adler, is called Baseball Hacks, and I highly recommend it ... [Read more...]

Emacs Key Binding for eval-defun in lisp-mode

September 22, 2009 | erikr

When I use R in Emacs through the ESS package, C-c C-c in a .R buffer will send a “block” of code to the inferior R process for evaluation. This was added just a few years ago, but my fingers are now trained to use that key combination for evaluating ... [Read more...]

R Function of the Day: table

September 21, 2009 | erikr

The R Function of the Day series will focus on describing in plain language how certain R functions work, focusing on simple examples that you can apply to gain insight into your own data. Today, I will discuss the table function. What situation is table useful in? The table function ... [Read more...]

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