Articles by Michelle

Getting variable labels in R, from SPSS

March 26, 2015 | Michelle

When using R, we may need find our data has been saved in a different statistics package. While there are some export functions in other statistical software that will export to a different filetype, or we may simply use a .csv file, R can import some ... [Read more...]

R: ggplot2 for social scientists

January 14, 2012 | Michelle

I've been tied up with other work, so things have been a bit slow on the mixed methods development. I hope to do another post on the analysis in about a week, but today I would like to do an introduction to ggplot2 and demonstrate some of its... [Read more...]

Nutrient intake data, finalising the data in R

December 28, 2011 | Michelle

I run plain R in the normal gui under Windows 7, which means no bells and whistles. This means that I find the R gui somewhat awkward to program in. Thanks to advice I received a number of years ago, I use Notepad ++ as my programming environment. It h... [Read more...]

Nutrients consumed daily, R analysis story board

December 28, 2011 | Michelle

With any relatively complicated programming task, I prefer to first create a story board that provides the steps I will take to complete the overall task. This may end up being a heavily edited post if I find that my plans change part way through.The p... [Read more...]

Data preparation for analysis, use VBA

December 27, 2011 | Michelle

Data on daily nutrient intake information is stored within a database, and the users are extracting the relevant data on a nutrient-by-nutrient basis through an export procedure. The exported data is being stored in Excel 2010 data sets, one for each n... [Read more...]

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