Articles by Gary Hutson

ConfusionTableR has made it to CRAN

July 21, 2021 | Gary Hutson

In my dusty GitHub repository, sitting there, was a gem of a tool for tidying the outputs of a machine learning classification model into a record and row-level view for storage in databases. It has taken me time to get this to CRAN, as the dreaded closure, not subsettable, plagues ...
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OddsPlotty has landed on CRAN

June 22, 2021 | Gary Hutson

I am so excited that my package OddsPlotty has landed on CRAN. This was a package I worked on when I was doing lots of multiple comparisons of logistic regression models and wanted a way to visualise the odds ratios on a graph i.e. an odds plot. This package ...
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DTPlyr – easier data.table for DPLYR users

June 8, 2021 | Gary Hutson

Do you program in R and normally use DPLYR for data wrangling, manipulation or whatever term you call it? Have you heard all the hype about data.table and how this package can significantly improve the performance run time of your R scripts? Have you been meaning to get round ...
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NHSDataDictionaRy is back on CRAN

May 6, 2021 | Gary Hutson

The NHSDataDictionaRy package is now back on CRAN, and I am pleased as punch. This update contains the OpenSafely scraper to get data from the website for lookups developed by Ben Goldacre’s team. Why did it disappear? The package disappeared due to me taking it down for major script ...
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ConfusionTableR package has a new function

April 6, 2021 | Gary Hutson

The ConfusionTableR package has a new function. Welcome to var_impeR which takes a trained caret R model and produces a tibble and a supporting variable importance plot. How to use the new var_impeR function The code following shows how to use the new function: Training a CARET model ...
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NHSDataDictionaRy package has arrived on CRAN

March 10, 2021 | Gary Hutson

Thanks to the NHS-R community I have had time to work on another package, due to their pledge to get more packages in R funded. A big thanks to Mohammed Amin Mohammed and all the R community team. This package utilises all the excellent lookups provided by NHS Digital and ...
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R Package Tracking

February 15, 2021 | Gary Hutson

I have recently uploaded my first R package to the CRAN repository, it needs an additional revision, but it is now there. I wanted to know how many downloads it has had since its release on CRAN last month. I thought shall I write a package, but alas there is ...
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Reticulate webinar – R and Python – a happy union

January 22, 2021 | Gary Hutson

Wednesday (20th January 2021) myself and a colleagues Andreas kicked off the first webinar of 2021 for the NHS-R Community with our look at the benefits of using reticulate for joining up R and Python. What was the webinar about? The webinar was split into two sections: The first session involved me ...
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