Wes McKinney is a prominent figure in the scientific Python community, and has made tremendous contributions to several core statistical computing libraries in that language. This month, Wes will be speaking specifically about two packages he has crea... [Read more...]

If there is ever a time to learn R and web application development, it is now...in the age of Big Data. The upcoming release of R 2.13 will provide basic functionality for developing R web applications on the desktop via the internal HTTP server, but t... [Read more...]

Rory Winston provides a detailed introduction to creating R packages. He provides a simple of, from start to finish, as well as how to incorporate native code into your package. [Read more...]

The December 2010 meeting of the Bay Area R Users Group featured Peter Aldhous, San Francisco bureau chief of New Scientist magazine who will give a presentation on "Data-Driven Journalism".
From the WikiLeaks War Diaries, to geographical analyses of ... [Read more...]

Geoff Robinson discusses how to write simple and reusable R code. He provides several examples with code. [Read more...]

Jeromy Anglim discusses best practices and tools used to support reproducible research in R. He discusses tools for R scripting and version control; and provides examples of SWeave.
This presentation was given to the Melbourne R Users Group (MelbURN)... [Read more...]

Prof. Chris Fonnesbeck briefly introduces Bayesian inference, then discusses how to estimate Bayesian models with Markov Chain Monte Carlo using PyMC.
PyMC is the premier Python package for doing MCMC estimation, and Prof. Fonnesbeck is one of the pac... [Read more...]

Prof. Andrew Gelman, from both the Statistics and Political Science departements at Columbia presented this talk to the New York R Statistical Programming Meetup on October 7, 2010.
Description: A challenge in statistics is to construct models that ar... [Read more...]

David Winsemius discusses the analysis of the NHANES data set to create models that better predict Hepatitis C infection. [Read more...]

Sean Goggins presents a network analysis of MyLyn software development project. [Read more...]

Panel discussion about forming local R user groups from useR! 2010. Panelists include, Jim Porzak (San Francisco Bay Area), David Smith (REvolution Analytics), John C. Nash (Ottawa, Canada), Drew Conway (New York City), Szilard Pafka (Los Angeles), M... [Read more...]

Jay Emerson, professor of statistics at Yale University, introduces basic core functions for simple debugging in R, including print(), cat() and browser(). This talk was presented at the NYC R Statistical Programming Language Meetup on June 3, 2010. [Read more...]

Drew Conway, PhD student in NYU's Department of Politics, provides an introduction to mining social graph data from the Internet that focuses on the technical, substantive and ethical concerns related to this type of analysis. [Read more...]

J. D. Long will be giving an introduction to R - how he got into it when doing data analysis and what drew him to use it instead of complicated excel models. [Read more...]

Often in game theory (and presumably other applied math settings) we are interested in the behavior of equations with no explicit solution. In this talk, Andrew Little demonstrates how I use the optim() and other functions in R for such situations in m... [Read more...]

Andrew Little discusses two econometric packages developed by Gary King of Harvard, and how he has used them in his research at the August, 2009 NYC R Statistical Programming Meetup.
Zelig - a single, easy-to-use package that can estimate, help inter... [Read more...]

Andrew Ilardi presents R project that analyzes a list of stocks to the NYC R Statistical Programming Meetup on April 8, 2010. Andrew's tool reaches out to the web to pull historical stock prices, then plots Quarter over Quarter correlations and a yea... [Read more...]

Pankaj Chopra discusses using R and Bioconductor (http://www.bioconductor.org/) for biomarker detection in cancer to the NYC R Statistical Programming Meetup on April 8, 2010. [Read more...]

Jared Lander discusses the science---and statistics---of finding the best pizza in NYC to the NYC R Statistical Programming Meetup on April 8, 2010. [Read more...]

Presentation given by John Myles White on February 4, 2010 to the NYC R Statistical Meetup. During that talk John covers several techniques for performing spatial analytics in R. [Read more...]

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