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Windows 10 anniversary updates includes a whole Linux layer – this is good news for data scientists

September 24, 2016
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If you are on Windows 10, no doubt you have heard that Microsoft included the bash shell in its 2016 Windows 10 anniversary update. What you may not know is that this is much, much more than just the bash shell. This is a whole Linux layer that enables you to use Linux tools, and does away with a...

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Which countries have Regrexit?

June 26, 2016
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Which countries have Regrexit?

This doesn't have a lot to do with bio part of biostatistics, but is an interesting data analysis that I just started. In the wake of the Brexit vote, there is a petition for a redo. The data for the petition is here, in JSON format.Fortunately, in R, ...

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Which countries have Regrexit?

June 26, 2016
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Which countries have Regrexit?

This doesn't have a lot to do with bio part of biostatistics, but is an interesting data analysis that I just started. In the wake of the Brexit vote, there is a petition for a redo. The data for the petition is here, in JSON format.Fortunately, in R, ...

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Simulating a Weibull conditional on time-to-event is greater than a given time

May 20, 2016
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Simulating a Weibull conditional on time-to-event is greater than a given time

Recently, I had to simulate a time-to-event of subjects who have been on a study, are still ongoing at the time of a data cut, but who are still at risk of an event (e.g. progressive disease, cardiac event, death). This requires the simulation of a conditional Weibull. To do this, I created the following function:# simulate conditional Weibull...

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Simulating a Weibull conditional on time-to-event is greater than a given time

May 20, 2016
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Simulating a Weibull conditional on time-to-event is greater than a given time

Recently, I had to simulate a time-to-event of subjects who have been on a study, are still ongoing at the time of a data cut, but who are still at risk of an event (e.g. progressive disease, cardiac event, death). This requires the simulation of a con...

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Talk to Upstate Data Science Group on Caret

January 14, 2016
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Last night I gave an introduction and demo of the caret R package to the Upstate Data Science group, meeting at Furman University. It was fairly well attended (around 20 people), and well received.It was great to get out of my own comfort zone a b...

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Talk to Upstate Data Science Group on Caret

January 14, 2016
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Last night I gave an introduction and demo of the caret R package to the Upstate Data Science group, meeting at Furman University. It was fairly well attended (around 20 people), and well received.It was great to get out of my own comfort zone a bit (since graduate school, I've only really given talks on some topic in biostatistics) and...

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Even the tiniest error messages can indicate an invalid statistical analysis

November 25, 2015
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The other day, I was reading in a data set in R, and the function indicated that there was a warning about a parsing error on one line. I went ahead with the analysis anyway, but that small parsing error kept bothering me. I thought it was just one lin...

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Even the tiniest error messages can indicate an invalid statistical analysis

November 25, 2015
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The other day, I was reading in a data set in R, and the function indicated that there was a warning about a parsing error on one line. I went ahead with the analysis anyway, but that small parsing error kept bothering me. I thought it was just one lin...

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RStudio is reminding me of the older Macs

April 15, 2013
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RStudio is reminding me of the older Macs

The only thing missing is the cryptic ID number.Well, the only bad thing is that I am trying to run a probabilistic graphical model on some real data, and having a crash like this will definitely slow things down.

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