Introductory R/exams Course by Andrew Zammit-Mangion

February 8, 2021 | R/exams

To help new users to adopt R/exams for generating remote assessments this new free online course covers steps from installation to automatic exam generation in Moodle and PDF format. Due to the requirement to move to remote assessment during the global Covid-19 pandemic, Andrew Zammit-Mangion (University of Wollongong, School ... [Read more...]

Why R? Foundation 2021-02-08 03:43:22

February 8, 2021 | Why R? Foundation

On Thursday, February 25th at 7 pm UTC | 8 pm CET, as part of the Why R? Webinar series, we have the honour to host Paul Bürkner, Junior Research Group Leader at the Cluster of Excellence SimTech at the University of Stuttgart (Germany). Author of t... [Read more...]

COVAX Part 1: Overview of the fair allocation mechanism

February 7, 2021 | R Bloggers on

In this post I briefly discuss the current WHO proposal for the global allocation of the COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, as well as the February 3 interim distribution forecast for the initial allocation of vaccines to COVAX participating countries. Based on the latest available public information, my calculations for ...
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Interfacing ChemoSpec to PLS

February 7, 2021 | R on Chemometrics & Spectroscopy using R

The ChemoSpec package carries out exploratory data analysis (EDA) on spectroscopic data. EDA is often described as “letting that data speak”, meaning that one studies various descriptive plots, carries out clustering (HCA) as well as dimension reduction (e.g. PCA), with the ultimate goal of finding any natural structure in ...
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Writing a Personal R Package

February 7, 2021 | The Jumping Rivers Blog

If you’ve been using R for a while, you’ve likely accumulated a hodgepodge of useful code along the way. Said hodgepodge might include functions you source into multiple projects; bits and bobs that you copy and paste where needed; or code that solved a particularly esoteric problem and ...
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Fully Native M1/Apple Silicon R Setup

February 7, 2021 | hrbrmstr

Presented without much commentary since I stopped once {ggrepel} and {graphlayouts} failed (RStudio doesn’t support it yet, either, which I knew). The following steps will get you a fully working and STUPID FAST fully native ARM64 M1/Apple Silicon R setup with {tidyverse} and {rJava}. Just remember, that if ... [Read more...]

Getting a Handle on macOS App Entitlements with R

February 7, 2021 | hrbrmstr

If you’ve been following me around the internets for a while you’ve likely heard me pontificate about the need to be aware of and reduce — when possible — your personal “cyber” attack surface. One of the ways you can do that is to install as few applications as possible ... [Read more...]

GooglyPlusPlus2021 bubbles up top T20 players in all formats!

February 6, 2021 | Tinniam V Ganesh

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.”“I don’t much care where –”“Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.”                              Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland This … Continue reading GooglyPlusPlus2021 bubbles ...
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Analyzing SPAC Mergers

February 6, 2021 | David Kim

Exploratory data analysis of Special-Purpose Acquisition Companies as investment opportunities The post Analyzing SPAC Mergers first appeared on Data Science Blog.
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