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What ‘The power of R’ is saying

October 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

Hey again,I was looking for random things at google and I found such an interesting site:, were you can put lots of words or the url of a blog (like this for example) and you get a cloud with the words you put and you can ... [Read more...]

Comparison between 15 different cities…

September 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

The other day I was thinking about how expensive will it be to live in London (as I'm going to live in London for almost one year), and also thinking about how expensive are the cities where some of my best friends live and I got a report by UBS ... [Read more...]

No success yet, then more animations…

August 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

So I've been here dealing with the installation of a software that Yihui Xie suggested me to change the format of the animations displayed in R, she told me that all I needed to do was to go to to download ImageMagick for my ope... [Read more...]

2 Interesting animations…

August 19, 2009 | 0 Comments

So I haven't had success YET in finding a way to post here the animations, but I thought it would be interesting to show you at least a couple of examples using this software, and I chose 2 pretty interesting ones by Yihui Xie and Xiaoyue Cheng.The fir... [Read more...]

Have you ever heard about the ‘animation package’?

August 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

Well, I had never heard about it, but this morning I was looking for some information about another package and I found and article about this interesting package at 'The R-Journal' (, it was on the Vol. 8/2, October 2008, by Yihui Xie and Xiaoyue Cheng, and it says ... [Read more...]

The density function

August 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

Today I found such an interesting function called "density", this function computes kernel density estimates, that's why I found it pretty interesting, all you need is:the the data from which the estimate is to be computed the smoothing kernel to be us... [Read more...]

Everybody loves R

August 14, 2009 | 0 Comments

I found this articles in The New York Times" and I thought it would be nice to share them, By ASHLEE VANCE published on January 6, 2009, check them out, both are pretty interesting: [Read more...]

I know it’s been so long…

July 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

Hey,I know it's been so long since last time I posted something in here, but I was really busy with my thesis and some other stuff, but now that I have more time I promise I'll post some interesting stuff in here, by the way, I found such an ... [Read more...]

So here we have our 1st problem…

March 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

Hey all of you,I got such an interesting problem, a friend of mine is modelling something using bayesian statistics and she got an equation system to solve, but she's stucked and she showed to me such a long script to ty to solve it with numeric approx... [Read more...]

Hello everybody

March 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

Well... I don’t really know what to write, but Iknow that I want to say ‘Welcome’ to all of you who are checking this blog, I’m a student, majoring in Actuarial Science in Mexico city, and I thought about a place where we could share ideas and knowledge ... [Read more...]

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