Join us at R/Medicine – Aug 27-29, 2020

August 6, 2020 | R Consortium

August 27-29, 5:30am PDT / 8:30am EDT / 2:30pm CEST – Register now! Brought to you by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Yale School of Public Health, and the R... The post Join us at R/Medicine – Aug 27-29, 2020 appeared first on R Consortium.
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Basic manipulation of GIF frames with magick

August 6, 2020 | kjytay

The magick package is a really powerful package for image processing in R. The official vignette is a great place to start learning how to use the package. I’ve been playing around with using magick for manipulating GIFs and found … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Useful YAML options for generating HTML reports in R

August 5, 2020 | R | Science Loft

I think most people start using R with scripts initially. Scripts are great for modular computational tasks, but for generating informative reports, Rmarkdown is a must. Rmd makes it possible to use a YAML header to specify certain parameters right at the beginning of the document. Built-in YAML parameters make ... [Read more...]

Image contours in R

August 5, 2020 | kjytay

I recently came across this short fun post on R-bloggers that demonstrated how to use the image.ContourDetector package (available on CRAN) to extract contours from an image. The image of the contours looked really cool so I thought I would … Continue reading →
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Predicting pneumonia outcomes: EDA part 1

August 4, 2020 | R on notast

Intro Data dictionary EDA blueprint Outcome Discard the noise 1 Other_ related category 2 Pt_ Patient related category Appropriate patients Case_number Age 3 R_ Radiology related category Effusion and effusion site On chest x-ray ( R_CXR_effusion, R_CXR_effusionSite) On CT chest (R_CT_effusion, R_CT_effusionSite) 4 SS_ Category related ...
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Cheesecake Diagrams: Pie Charts with a Different Flavour

August 4, 2020 | Peter Prevos

Part of my job at a regional water utility involves visualising operational data. We manage water and sewerage services for a large number of small and medium-sized towns in regional Victoria (Australia). Traditionally, performance reports consist of extensive tables filled with numbers with a line for each city. To make ...
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Do, Share, Teach, and Learn Data Science with RStudio Cloud

August 4, 2020 | Lou Bajuk

RStudio is proud to announce the general availability of RStudio Cloud, its cloud-based platform for doing, teaching, and learning data science using only a browser. This general release incorporates feedback from thousands of users, based on more than 3.5 million hours of compute time. What is RStudio Cloud? RStudio Cloud is ... [Read more...]

Books and code

August 3, 2020 | R | Gianluca Baio

This comes as the results of two external forces that have prompted me to do some work on the website — specifically the section on books. The first one is the newest version of hugo-academic (which is the engine underlying the whole of my website, together with the R package blogdown). ... [Read more...]

A hurdle model for COVID-19 infections in nursing homes

August 3, 2020 | Keith Goldfeld

Late last year, I added a mixture distribution to the simstudy package, largely motivated to accommodate zero-inflated Poisson or negative binomial distributions. (I really thought I had added this two years ago - but time is moving so slowly these days.) These distributions are useful when modeling count data, but ...
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finding contour lines

August 3, 2020 | Super User

Finally, the R package you all have been waiting for has arrived - image.ContourDetector developed at https://github.com/bnosac/image. It detects contour lines in images alongside the 'Unsupervised Smooth Contour Detection' algorithm available at http://www.ipol.im/pub/art/2016/175. Have you always wanted to be able ... [Read more...]

Effect of COVID-19 on Our Mobility

August 2, 2020 | Ibrahim Awad

I just moved to NYC in January 2020. My reason for moving was to enjoy the socially rich community and the plethora of activities that I could explore, such as museums, cute little theaters, Broadway shows, fancy stores, riding the subway and watching people, restaurants and the fun nightlife. And I ...
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