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Knitr is Awesome!

January 19, 2012 | The PolStat R Feed

I love TikZ in LaTeX and I use it exclusively when writing figures for my papers. I also use the tikzDevice package to convert all figures I create in R to TikZ code, so the font used in the text and figures is the same (and having your R figures ... [Read more...]

Analyzing R-bloggers

January 6, 2012 | The PolStat R Feed

In the last two posts we saw how to download posts from R-bloggers, and then extract the title, author and date of each post and write that information to a csv file. Since we now have a nice data set from r-bloggers, we can start to examine the develo... [Read more...]

Scraping R-Bloggers with Python

January 4, 2012 | The PolStat R Feed

In this post I promised to show how I use Python with the BeautifulSoup and Mechanize modules to scrape information from different websites. As a fun exercise, and something that should interest the readers of R-bloggers, I thought it would be interest... [Read more...]

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