Articles by mareviv

R Blogdown Setup in GitHub (2)

February 25, 2018 | mareviv

An updated tutorial to set up a blogdown blog    Git & GitHub repos RStudio and blogdown setup Customising paths and styles Modify config.toml file Custom css Custom javascript Site build with blogdown Deploying the site Updating the local git repository Pushing to GitHub Add R code A new … Sigue leyendo →
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An introduction to joint modeling in R

February 22, 2018 | mareviv

By J Espasandin, O Lado, A Bouzas, A Baluja. You can also check this post, written in #blogdown, here: intro-joint-modeling-r. These days, between the 19th and 21st of February, has taken place the learning activity titled “An Introduction to the … Sigue leyendo → [Read more...]

A minimal Project Tree in R

December 12, 2017 | mareviv

You can also check this post, written in #blogdown, here: minimal-project-tree-r. Introduction The last two days arrived at my twitter feed some discussions on how bad are the following sentences at the beginning of your R script/notebook, sparked by @JennyBryan’s … Sigue leyendo →
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Taming exam results in pdf with pdftools

November 3, 2017 | mareviv

You can also check this post, written in #blogdown, here: taming-exam-results-with-pdf. Introduction There are several ways to mine tables and other content from a pdf, using R. After a lot of trial & error, here’s how I managed to extract … Sigue leyendo →
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…start using R, from scratch!

November 14, 2013 | mareviv

Some time ago, since I was able to use R by myself, have found some fellows and other people who wanted to learn R as well. Then I pointed them to help pages, to CRAN repositories… but in some cases … Sigue leyendo → [Read more...]

Biostatisticians… beware of fuzzy researchers!

June 11, 2013 | mareviv

In the last days I was thinking about about how researchers could collaborate efficiently with their experts in statistics. With the increasing complexity in science, interchanging information can be crucial to get the best results. But what happens when a … Sigue leyendo → [Read more...]

Using gdata, for MS Windows users

May 18, 2013 | mareviv

I use both GNU-Linux and Windows systems on a regular basis… so I’m aware of the advantages (more for GNU-Linux in my case) and disadvantages of both. Recently I needed to analyse a database from a remote location, an Excel … Sigue leyendo → [Read more...]

…learning LaTeX, from scratch!

May 2, 2013 | mareviv

” LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation, and is the de facto standard for the communication and publication of scientific documents.” It is also… Free and Open. Specially … Sigue leyendo → [Read more...]

…start using Sweave, from scratch!

May 1, 2013 | mareviv

INTRODUCTION Sweave is nothing more, nothing less than the best way R can connect with a text editor, in this case LaTeX. So you don’t know anyting about LaTeX? neither did I 8 months ago… The hyperlinks in this post … Sigue leyendo → [Read more...]

…about R, for beginners

April 29, 2013 | mareviv

These days I was remembering my beginnings as a linux user few years ago, and how I found R (possibly in a very unlikely way: searching for a SPSS alternative in Linux). For two years, R had been almost impossible … Sigue leyendo → [Read more...]

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