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Who were the notable dead of Wikipedia?

February 11, 2017
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Who were the notable dead of Wikipedia?

As described in my last post, I extracted all notable deaths from Wikipedia over the 2004-2016 period. In this post I want to explore this study population. Who were the notable dead? How old were notable dead? Let me assume here most entries of th...

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Extracting notable deaths from Wikipedia

February 11, 2017
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I like Wikipedia. My husband likes it even more, he included it in his PhD thesis acknowledgements! I appreciate the efforts done for sharing knowledge, and also the apparently random stuff you can find on the website. In particular, I’ve been intrig...

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Who were the notable dead of Wikipedia?

February 11, 2017
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Who were the notable dead of Wikipedia?

As described in my last post, I extracted all notable deaths from Wikipedia over the 2004-2016 period. In this post I want to explore this study population. Who were the notable dead? How old were notable dead? Let me assume here most entries of th...

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Scratching the Surface of Gender Biases

February 5, 2017
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Scratching the Surface of Gender Biases

Today, I want to share my analysis of the World Gender Statistics dataset. Last week I already introduced my Shiny app, where you can explore 160 measurements for 164 countries over 56 years. This week I’ve included a statistical analysis of these c...

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Naming Uncertainty by the Bootstrap

February 5, 2017
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Naming Uncertainty by the Bootstrap

Abstract Data on the names of all newborn babies in Berlin 2016 are used to illustrate how a scientific treatment of chance could enhance rank statements in, e.g., onomastics investigations. For this purpose, we first identify different stages of the naming-your-baby process, which are influenced by chance. Second, we compute confidence intervals for the ranks based on a bootstrap procedure...

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Building and maintaining exams with dynamic content

January 30, 2017
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Building and maintaining exams with dynamic content

An introduction to package exams - Part of my job as a researcher and teacher is to periodically apply and grade exams in my classroom. Being constantly in the shoes of an examiner, you soon quickly realize that students are cleve...

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The Rt of naming your blog

January 28, 2017
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The Rt of naming your blog

In this post, I’m sharing a brand-new analysis! The reason for this is my blog being added to R-bloggers by Tal Galili after I filled this form. R-bloggers is a collection of blogs about R, whose new posts get added to the website via the magic of RS...

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Exploring World Gender Statistics with Shiny

January 28, 2017
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Exploring World Gender Statistics with Shiny

This week I explored the World Gender Statistics dataset. You can look at 160 measurements over 56 years with my Shiny app here. I prepared the data as follows: Data.csv Country.Name: the name of the country Country.Code: the country’s co...

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The “Ten Simple Rules for Reproducible Computational Research” are easy to reach for R users

The “Ten Simple Rules for Reproducible Computational Research” are easy to reach for R users

“Ten Simple Rules for Reproducible Computational Research” is a freely available paper on PLOS computational biology. As I’m currently very interested on the subject of reproducible data analysis, I will these ten rules and the possible implem...

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Cards on the table

January 26, 2017
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Cards on the table

After the last post building on feedback from readers, the blog is back to the regular program of recycling old Github repos. Today’s project was waiting for its turn here and will involve a Catan card game. Nearly a year ago, I played Catan with my ...

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