Articles by Neonira

Vendée globe – Exploratory data analysis

December 27, 2020 | Neonira

While looking at Vendée Globe data, I had the feeling of some patterns to explain why are some skippers laggards and why some others are always in the top positions. I wondered what kind of graph could be used to help confirming or disproving such fe...
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Vendée globe – comparing skipper race progress

December 20, 2020 | Neonira

I was asked to answer questions about how to show skipper’s Vendée Globe race progress, especially when comparing far apart skippers. Vendée Globe official data provide distance to finish, distance to leader and last 24 hours distance traveled. As t...
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Vendée globe – distance to finish

December 13, 2020 | Neonira

A single diagram, showing travelled distances and remaining travel to sail for the whole fleet. If you seek for a potential winner, look at red and purple curves. There are still eleven sailors able to win, the ones that are currently occupying pl...
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Vendée globe diagrams

December 7, 2020 | Neonira

Vendée globe started on November the 8th this year, and as provides 6 data vacations per day, to let you create your own diagrams. Here are some, all based on official data provided by the official site. I was willing to get a little bit more inte...
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Medium to High volume CSV file ingestion REX

June 11, 2020 | Neonira

I had to ingest some medium to high volume data from official French government sites, and would like to share my return on experience. Data ingestion here is solved globally, without any other consideration than maximum reduced time for implement...
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Choose wisely your Rdoc production strategy!

June 5, 2020 | Neonira

[1] Last post ‘Still hand-crafting your Rdoc files?’ introduced package wyz.code.rdoc to produce R documentation file in a possibly fully automated way. Let’s see today, which production strategy will offer you the most powerful and productiv...
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Still hand-crafting your Rdoc files?

May 4, 2020 | Neonira

[1] If your still hand-crafting your R documentation files, then you face a time consuming activity. Trying to foresee time needed to get a documentation to an expected quality level stays a real challenge. The generic process to create an R docum...
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Offensive Programming in action (part III)

October 30, 2019 | Neonira

This is the third post on offensive programming, dedicated to using offensive programming (OP). You may refer to easy introduction to offensive programming to acquire some basic knowledge about offensive programming, and to discover offensive progra...
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Easy introduction to Offensive Programming

October 15, 2019 | Neonira

Many of us are using R in a way or another and we all have to deal with R intrinsics and sometimes R weirdness. Standard R way Base package, append function Let’s look at a first example, using the very useful append function from base R. The f...
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Discover Offensive Programming

October 12, 2019 | Neonira

Package wyz.code.offensiveProgramming version 1.1.12 is available on CRAN. If you are interested in reducing time and efforts to implement and debug R code, to generate R documentation, to generate test code, then you may consider using this package...
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The most annoying warning for CRAN submission

September 6, 2019 | Neonira

When submitting one R package to CRAN, you must ensure that no errors, no warnings and no notes appears in the check process, enforcing use of ’–as.cran’ option. devtools::check(document = FALSE, args = c('--as-cran')) Sometimes a note or a...
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R package submission REX

July 31, 2019 | Neonira

I submitted my first R packages a few weeks ago, and I believe it’s worth sharing some return on experience, as the CRAN submission and acceptance processes are much more tricky than they appear at first glance. Package preparation and bundles we...
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R meta programmation

March 17, 2019 | Neonira

Lately, R meta programmation seems to be in vogue. Very huge promises, encompassing code to produce code, variable indirection naming schemes, and many others marvelous features are now available through the tidyverse. Indeed, very huge promises, are g...
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Real estate value analysis

October 28, 2018 | Neonira

French government provides from time to time some data sets that are worth the analysis. A friend, gave me this real estate data set, for analysis. Data overview After the download of this file, that weights less than 200kb, many things appear at fir...
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Collatz Sequence – part 6

June 17, 2018 | Neonira

Proof of Collatz sequence convergence. Some reminders first Remember Collatz sequence definition Let’s divide the Collatz sequence into two independent suites, for analysis convenience. First suite ω is for numbers: ωn + 1 = 3 ωn + 1 Second suite η is for numbers: ηn + 1 = ηn / 2 Resolution for numbers from 2 to 11 resolution graph First, let’s proceed ...
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