Articles by mine

Read elsewhere: Organizing DataFest the tidy way

April 5, 2017 | mine

Part of the reason why we have been somewhat silent at Citizen Statistician is that it’s DataFest season, and that means a few weeks (months?) of all consuming organization followed by a weekend of super fun data immersion and exhaustion… … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Creating Interactive Plots with R and Highcharts

October 19, 2016 | mine

By Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel Sometimes great ideas come from trying to solve simple problems. This seems to be especially true for software developers who are willing to put in an unreasonable amount of effort to solve a simple problem to their satisfaction. So the story goes that Torstein Hønsi, the ...
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Project TIER

June 25, 2016 | mine

Last year I was awarded a Project TIER (Teaching Integrity in Empirical Research) fellowship, and last week my work on the fellowship wrapped up with a meeting with the project leads, other fellows from last year, as well as new … Continue reading →
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A two-hour introduction to data analysis in R

November 9, 2015 | mine

A few weeks ago I gave a two-hour Introduction to R workshop for the Master of Engineering Management students at Duke. The session was organized by the student-led Career Development and Alumni Relations committee within this program. The slides for the … Continue reading → [Read more...]

R packages for undergraduate stat ed

August 9, 2015 | mine

The other day on the isostat mailing list Doug Andrews asked the following question: Which R packages do you consider the most helpful and essential for undergrad stat ed? I ask in great part because it would help my local … Continue reading → [Read more...]

“Mail merge” with RMarkdown

June 1, 2015 | mine

The term “mail merge” might not be familiar to those who have not worked in an office setting, but here is the Wikipedia definition: Mail merge is a software operation describing the production of multiple (and potentially large numbers of) documents from … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Reproducibility breakout session at USCOTS

May 30, 2015 | mine

Somehow almost an entire academic year went by without a blog post, I must have been busy… It’s time to get back in the saddle! (I’m using the classical definition of this idiom here, “doing something you stopped doing for a … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Datasets handpicked by students

April 14, 2013 | mine

I’m often on the hunt for datasets that will not only work well with the material we’re covering in class, but will (hopefully) pique students’ interest. One sure choice is to use data collected from the students, as it is … Continue reading → [Read more...]

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