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Improved Python-style Logging in R

March 15, 2017
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This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series Using RLast August, in Python-style Logging in R, we described using an R script as a wrapper around the futile.logger package to generate log files for an operational R data processing …   read more ...

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Introducing the PWFSLSmoke Package

March 11, 2017
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Introducing the PWFSLSmoke Package

Mazama Science has just released the PWFSLSmoke package. Source code is available on GitHub. Here is the package description: Utilities for working with air quality monitoring data with a focus on small particulates (PM2.5) generated by wildfire smoke. Functions are provided for …   read more ...

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Python style logging in R

August 24, 2016
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Python style logging in R

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Using RWe are increasingly using R in “operational” settings that require robust error handling and logging. In this post we describe a quick-and-dirty way to get python style multi-level log files …   read more ...

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When k-means Clustering Fails

February 2, 2016
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When k-means Clustering Fails

This entry is part 19 of 19 in the series Using RLetting the computer automatically find groupings in data is incredibly powerful and is at the heart of “data mining” and “machine learning”. One of the most widely used methods …   read more ...

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Visualizing Bikeshare Data

November 6, 2015
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Visualizing Bikeshare Data

This entry is part 18 of 18 in the series Using RSeattle’s Pronto bikeshare system recently announced a Data Challenge for data visualization using their first year of trip data. As avid cyclists and data analysis junkies, we of course took …   read more ...

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Function Argument Lists and missing()

August 21, 2015
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This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Using RSometimes it is useful to write a wrapper function for an existing function. In this short example we demonstrate how to grab the list of arguments passed to a …   read more ...

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MazamaSpatialUtils Package

February 11, 2015
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MazamaSpatialUtils Package

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Using RMazama Science has just released its first package on CRAN — MazamaSpatialUtils. Here is the description: A suite of conversion scripts to create internally standardized spatial polygons dataframes. Utility …   read more ...

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R Class for Wildfire Scientists

October 29, 2014
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R Class for Wildfire Scientists

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Using RMazama Science has just finished creating class materials on using R for the AirFire team at the USFS Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab in Seattle, Washington. This team of …   read more ...

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Population Databrowser

May 14, 2014
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Population Databrowser

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Using RAt Mazama Science we produce web based tools for interrogating important datasets. We are proud to announce the release of a new Population databrowser that allows users to review …   read more ...

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Using R — Package Installation Problems

February 12, 2013
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This entry is part 3 of 12 in the series Using RThe post titled Installing Packages described the basics of package installation with R.  The process is wonderfully simple when everything goes well.  But it can be maddening when it …   read more ...

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