Workshop – R Bootcamp: For Newcomers to R

May 18, 2019
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Sunday, June 16, 2019 in Las Vegas Two and a half hour workshop: 2:00pm-4:30pm Intended Audience: Practitioners who wish to learn the nuts and bolts of the R language; anyone who wants “to turn ideas into software, quickly and faithfully.” Knowledge Level: Experience with handling data (e.g. spreadsheets) or hands-on familiarity with any programming language. … Continue reading Workshop...

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Workshop – R for Machine Learning: A Hands-On Introduction

May 18, 2019
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Monday, June 17, 2019 in Las Vegas Full-day Workshop: 8:30am – 4:30pm Intended Audience: Practitioners who wish to learn how to execute on predictive analytics by way of the R language; anyone who wants “to turn ideas into software, quickly and faithfully.” Knowledge Level: Either hands-on experience with predictive modeling (without R) or both hands-on … Continue reading Workshop...

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For posterity: install {xml2} on GNU/Linux distros

For posterity: install {xml2} on GNU/Linux distros

Today I’ve removed my system’s R package and installed MRO instead. While re-installing all packages, I’ve encountered one of the most frustrating error message for someone installing packages from source: Error : /tmp/Rtmpw60aCp/R.INSTALL7819efef27e/xml2/man/read_xml.Rd:47: unable to load shared object '/usr/lib64/R/library/xml2/libs/xml2.so': libicui18n.so.58: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory ERROR: installing Rd objects failed for package ‘xml2’ This library, libicui18n.so.58 is a...

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Fun with Statistics – Is Usain Bolt really the fastest man on earth?

May 17, 2019
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Fun with Statistics – Is Usain Bolt really the fastest man on earth?

If you search for the phrase “fastest man on earth” in Google, chances are that it will return the answer “Usain Bolt”. It certainly does so for me, even though the results might be different if Google decides to personalize the results for you. This is because currently he holds the world record for being the quickest (9.58s) to...

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redshiftTools v1.0.0 – CRAN Release!

May 17, 2019
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redshiftTools v1.0.0 – CRAN Release!

A new version of the package redshiftTools has arrived with improvements and it's now available in CRAN! This package let's you efficiently upload data into an Amazon Redshift database using the approach recommended by Amazon This package is helpful because otherwise uploading data with inserts in Redshift is super slow,

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6 myths about refuelling – tackled with statistics

May 17, 2019
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6 myths about refuelling – tackled with statistics

Is it cheaper to fill up your gas tank in the evening? Many car drivers have their own theories and myths about refuelling. Our colleague Jakob tackled 6 of these myths using statistics in his latest blog post. Der Beitrag 6 myths about refuelling – tackled with statistics erschien zuerst auf STATWORX.

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Four ways to reverse a string in R

May 16, 2019
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Four ways to reverse a string in R

R offers several ways to reverse a string, include some base R options. We go through a few of those in this post. We’ll also compare the computational time for each method. Reversing a string can be especially useful in bioinformatics (e.g. finding the reverse compliment of a DNA strand). To get started, let’s generate The post Four ways...

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Using Data Cubes with R

May 16, 2019
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Using Data Cubes with R

Interested in guest posting? We would love to share your codes and ideas with our community. Category Data Management Tags Data Management Data Visualisation R Programming Tips & Tricks Data cubes are a popular way to display multidimensional data. This makes the method suitable for big data. Giving the incredible growth of data it is natural that the method have become increasingly popular. In this article you...

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MobileTrigger Setup: Run R Scripts, Models, Reports with Mobile Device

May 16, 2019
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MobileTrigger Setup: Run R Scripts, Models, Reports with Mobile Device

Say hello to the MobileTrigger package. With it, you can run R scripts, models, and reports from a mobile device using e-mail triggers. In its debut offering, version 0.0.31 of the package provides List and Run trigger functions. The list function allows you to see available scripts, models, and reports. Complimenting list, the run function allows you to launch...

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R usage in Brazil

May 16, 2019
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R usage in Brazil

I’m using R for at least five years and always been curious about its usage in Brazil. I see some minor personal evidence that the number of users is increasing over time. My book in portuguese is steadily increasing its sells, and I’ve been receiving far more emails about my R packages. Conference are also booming. Every year there...

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Make R Great Again

May 16, 2019
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Our editorial on using R in HTA (I talked about it here) has finally been published in Value in Health. This is nice in the (rather long, I know…) build up to our workshop. And speaking of, we’ve already received quite a few abstracts for contributed talks — this below is the “official” advert we’ve circulated. This is a reminder that...

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You are what you vote

May 16, 2019
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I’ve tried my hand at writing for the wider public with an article for The Conversation based on my paper with Di Cook and Jeremy Forbes on “Spatial modelling of the two-party preferred vote in Australian federal elections: 2001-2016”. With th...

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SatRday LA 2019 Slides on Futures

May 16, 2019
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SatRday LA 2019 Slides on Futures

A bit late but here are my slides on Future: Friendly Parallel Processing in R for Everyone that I presented at the satRday LA 2019 conference in Los Angeles, CA, USA on April 6, 2019. My talk (33 slides; ~45 minutes): Title: : Friendly Parallel...

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Analysing the HIV pandemic, Part 3: Genetic diversity

May 15, 2019
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Analysing the HIV pandemic, Part 3: Genetic diversity

Phillip (Armand) Bester is a medical scientist, researcher, and lecturer at the Division of Virology, University of the Free State, and National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), Bloemfontein, South Africa Andrie de Vries is the author of “R for Dummies” and a Solutions Engineer at RStudio Recap In part 2 of this series, we discussed the PhyloPi pipeline for conducting routine HIV phylogenetics...

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rOpenSci Dev Guide 0.2.0: Updates Inside and Out

rOpenSci Dev Guide 0.2.0: Updates Inside and Out

As announced in our recent post about updates to our Software Peer Review system, all our package development, review and maintenance is available as an online book. Our goal is to update it approximately quarterly so it’s already time to present its second official version! You can read the changelog or this blog post to find out what’s new...

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Introducing {tvthemes}: ggplot2 palettes and themes from your favorite TV shows!

May 15, 2019
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Introducing {tvthemes}: ggplot2 palettes and themes from your favorite TV shows!

This blog post will provide an intro to {tvthemes} as well as some lessons learned (codecov, Github badges, creating a hexsticker, usethis::use_*(), unit testing for ggplot2, etc.) and the future direction of the package. What kic...

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Personalized treatment effects with model4you

May 15, 2019
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Personalized treatment effects with model4you

Personalized treatment effects can be estimated easily with model-based trees and model-based random forests using the R package model4you. Citation Heidi Seibold, Achim Zeileis, Torsten Hothorn (2019). “model4you: An R Packa...

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New Free R Course on Census.gov!

May 15, 2019
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New Free R Course on Census.gov!

Today I am happy to announce that a new free course on Choroplethr – Mapping Census Bureau Data in R with Choroplethr – is available on Census Academy, the US Census Bureau’s new training platform! (Choroplethr is a suite of R packages I created for mapping demographic statistics).This course is a more in-depth version of Learn The post New Free...

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Timing Working With a Row or a Column from a data.frame

May 15, 2019
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Timing Working With a Row or a Column from a data.frame

In this note we share a quick study timing how long it takes to perform some simple data manipulation tasks with R data.frames. We are interested in the time needed to select a column, alter a column, or select a row. Knowing what is fast and what is slow is critical in planning code, so … Continue reading Timing...

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A Detailed Guide to ggplot colors

May 15, 2019
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A Detailed Guide to ggplot colors

Once you've figured out how to create the standard scatter plots, bar charts, and line graphs in ggplot, the next step to really elevate your graphs is to master working with color. Strategic use of color can really help your graphs to stand out and make an impact. In this guide, you'll learn how to incorporate your own custom color palettes...

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Why R? 2019 Conference – Registration and Call for Papers Opened

May 15, 2019
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Why R? 2019 Conference – Registration and Call for Papers Opened

Two editions of Why R? conferences were a great networking success. We gather 200-300 R enthusiasts from Europe during each edition and were able to host more than 25 workshops together. The hunger for a bigger event led us to the 3rd edition! Abo...

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Challenge accepted

May 14, 2019
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Challenge accepted

As part of our R for HTA workshop, we have also prepared a kind-of-hackathon, which we are now releasing to the general public (I think “general public” is a bit pretentious, but this afternoon, I’m in the right mood for it, I think…). Participation is actually open to all (and we’ll advertise more widely on relevant mailing lists) but we...

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an attempt at code golf

May 14, 2019
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an attempt at code golf

Having discovered codegolf on Stack Exchange a few weeks ago, I spotted a few interesting puzzles since then but only got the opportunity at a try over a quiet and rainy weekend (and Robin being on vacation)! The challenge was to write an R code for deciding whether or not a given integer n is

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Make your package spherical

May 14, 2019
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Make your package spherical

Larger packages typically consist of functions that are visible to the users (exported functions) and functions that are used by the exported functions, but that are invisible to the user. For example: # exported, user-visible function inch2cm

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Production Line Stations Maintenance Prediction – Process Flow.

May 14, 2019
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Production Line Stations Maintenance Prediction – Process Flow.

Steps Needed in a Process to Detect Anomalies And Have a Maintenance Notice Before We Have Scrap Created on The Production Line.Describing my previous articles( 1, 2 ) process flow:Get Training Data.At least 2 weeks of passed units measurements.Data Cl...

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Introduction to AzureKusto

May 14, 2019
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By Hong Ooi and Alex Kyllo This post is to announce the availability of AzureKusto, the R interface to Azure Data Explorer (internally codenamed “Kusto”), a fast, fully managed data analytics service from Microsoft. It is available from CRAN, or you can install the development version from GitHub via devtools::install_github("cloudyr/AzureKusto"). AzureKusto provides an interface (including DBI compliant methods for...

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House effects, herding, and the last few days before the election by @ellis2013nz

House effects, herding, and the last few days before the election by @ellis2013nz

So, we’re down to the last few days before the Australian federal election, the first one that I’ve been tracking polls and making forecasts for. I thought I’d address a couple of points raised on Twitter about my forecasts. My forecasts are gene...

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Transforming E-commerce Data into SCM Value

May 14, 2019
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Transforming E-commerce Data into SCM Value

(This article was first published on R – NYC Data Science Academy Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Introduction The enlargement of e-commerce platform on brick and mortar retailers is one eminent illustration of the big data phenomenon in which is wiping out many traditional retail industries nowadays. There are many well known aspects and causation of Amazon’s huge...

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Was the Bavarian Abitur too hard this time?

May 14, 2019
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Was the Bavarian Abitur too hard this time?

Bavaria is known for its famous Oktoberfest… and within Germany also for its presumably difficult Abitur, a qualification granted by university-preparatory schools in Germany. A mandatory part for all students is maths. This year many students protested that the maths part was way too hard, they even started an online petition with more than seventy … Continue reading "Was...

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