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eRum 2016 — last days of call for papers

June 9, 2016 | smarterpoland

Only 6 days left to the end of the call for papers for eRum 2016! Register and submit your talk proposal at European R users meeting will be a great place to learn and share ideas on R. Moreover, we have already confirmed the following invited talks: ... [Read more...]

Call for Papers: eRum 2016 (European R users meeting)

April 28, 2016 | smarterpoland

The European R users meeting (eRum) is an international conference that aims at integrating users of the R language. eRum 2016 will be held on October 13 and 14, 2016, in Poznan, Poland at the Poznan University of Economics and Business. We already confirm the following invited speakers: Rasmus Bååth, Romain Francois, Ulrike ... [Read more...]

Why should you backup your R objects?

February 18, 2016 | smarterpoland

There is a saying that there are two groups of people: those who are already doing backups and those who will. So, how this is linked with reproducible research and R? If your work is to analyze data then you often face a need to restore/recreate/update results that ... [Read more...]

Interview with SERATRON – Lego EV3 robot driven by R

November 30, 2014 | smarterpoland

Next meeting of Warsaw R Enthusiasts (SER = Spotkania Entuzjastów R) will take place on December 8. We are going to start with Roger Bivand talk about spatial statitics (R Foundation / NHH, author of many R packages). The second talk, by Bartosz Meglicki (IPI PAN), will introduce the SERATRON – fusion of ... [Read more...]

Variability of weather forecasts

November 2, 2014 | smarterpoland

Have you wondered how stable are weather forecasts? Since curiosity + R = fun, let’s do a little test. I’ve used a function getWeatherForecast {SmarterPoland} (github release) to download weather forecasts from the Dark Sky API. Hourly forecasts are downloaded every 10 minutes and stored in this repository based on archivist ... [Read more...]

Lazy load with archivist

September 22, 2014 | smarterpoland

Version 1.1 of the archivist package reached CRAN few days ago. This package supports operations on disk based repository of R objects. It makes the storing, restoring and searching for an R objects easy (searching with the use of meta information). Want to share your object with article reviewers or collaborators? ...
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Parameterized SQL queries

August 5, 2014 | smarterpoland

Mateusz Żółtak asked me to spread the word about his new R package for parameterized SQL queries. Below you can find the copy of package vignette. If you work with SQL in R you may find it useful. Mateusz Żółtak The package RODBCext is an extension of the RODBC database ... [Read more...]

Gender gap and visualisation challenge @ useR!2014

June 20, 2014 | smarterpoland

7 days to go for submissions in the DataVis contest at useR!2014 (see contest webpage). Note that the contest is open for all R users, not only conference participants. Submit your solution soon! PISA dataset allows to challenge some ,,common opinions”, like are boys or girls better in math / reading. But, ... [Read more...]

Data visualisation challange at useR 2014 conference

May 27, 2014 | smarterpoland

Familiar with R and DataVis? Take a try in PISA data visualisation contest for useR2014 participants. There are two contest tracks. In each you can win 700$. More information about the contest can be found here: The prizes are funded by The Organisation ... [Read more...]

PISA 2012, occupations and the shiny app

February 19, 2014 | smarterpoland

OECD has just released a new PISA in Focus titled “Do parents’ occupations have an impact on student performance?”. A shiny app is an add-on to this article, you can open it from this link: The app allows for comparisons of average performance in ... [Read more...]
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