Articles by Pairach

2012 in review by The

December 30, 2012 | Pairach

Here is a 2012 annual report for this blog produced by The My top post this year based on number of views are R-Uni (A List of Free R Tutorials and Resources in Universities webpages) 29 COMMENTS February 2012 R Style Guide 7 COMMENTS June 2012 Click here to see the complete report. ... [Read more...]

Learn to use R for FREE with Coursera

December 21, 2012 | Pairach

Coursera is offering free courses about R among other interesting subjects. The first one on the application of R in financial econometrics is happening this week (but you can still enroll). There are two more courses starting in January 2013 are more about using R to analyse the data. The differences ... [Read more...]

Visualising Tourism Data using R with googleVis package

December 20, 2012 | Pairach

Inspired by Mages’s post on Accessing and plotting World bank data with R (using googleVis package), I created one visualising tourism receipts and international tourist  arrivals of various countries since 1995. The data used are from the World Bank’s country indicators. To see the motion chart, double click a ... [Read more...]

R in the Press

November 1, 2012 | Pairach

Here is the list of press reports and news about R Bits (A bog under The New York Times) R you ready for R? by Ashlee Vance Published: January 8, 2009, 1:52 PM The New York Times Data Analysts Captivated by R’s Power by Ashlee Vance Published: January 6, 2009  InfoWorld The BI battle ... [Read more...]

My Course Wish List at CMSE next year

August 30, 2012 | Pairach

Here is the list  of courses I wish to teach next year at Chiang Mai School of Economics, not so sure about the demand there! Undergraduate (B.Econ.) ECON 304: Economics Statistics (with R) ECON 408: Research Design in Economics ECON 417: Managerial Economics ECON 419: Economic Theory and Entrepreneurship ECON 443: Industrial Economics ECON 4... [Read more...]

Highlights of the useR! 2012 – Review of the reviews

June 24, 2012 | Pairach

It’s gutted that I could not attend useR! 2012 after having a great time at useR!2011 at Warwick. However, a great active online community of useRs allows me to get lots of goods stuffs from the conference even though I did not attend physically. By keep following the #useR2012 and #... [Read more...]

Reproducible reports & research with knitr in R Studio

June 18, 2012 | Pairach

Arguably, knitr (CRAN link) is the most outstanding R package of this year and its creator, Yihui Xie is the star of the useR! conference 2012. This is because the ease of use comparing to Sweave for making reproducible report. Integration of knitR and R Studio has made reproducible research much ... [Read more...]

List of Free Online R Tutorials

June 17, 2012 | Pairach

According to the post on FREE online R tutorials from universities, I have received many email suggesting more and more tutorials. However some tutorials are not hosted in an academic institutes, so I decided to create this post to list such tutorials. If you know other tutorials, please kindly suggest ... [Read more...]

Using R in/for Governments

June 15, 2012 | Pairach

Recently British government (by Office  of National Statistics: ONS) just published their version of R manual for analysis of the government survey. The links to PDF and MS word versions of the manual including the R syntax are as below. Note: The R syntax link is not working now. I ... [Read more...]

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