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R Markdown: How to format tables and figures in .docx files

August 25, 2016
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R Markdown: How to format tables and figures in .docx files

In research, we usually publish the most important findings in tables and figures. When writing research papers using Rmarkdown (*.Rmd), we have several options to format the output of the final MS Word document (.docx). Tables can be formated using either the knitr package’s kable() function or several functions of the pander package. Figure sizes Related Post

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useR and JSM 2016 conferences: a story in tweets

August 23, 2016
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useR and JSM 2016 conferences: a story in tweets

I was amused by a Guardian article last month that declared “I’m a serious academic, not a professional Instagrammer,” arguing that social media is a distraction for scientific research. This attitude was, to say the least, not popular on academic Twitter, which responded with the #seriousacademic hashtag. When someone tries to claim that a...

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The Olympic Medal Table Visualized Gapminder Style

August 20, 2016
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The Olympic Medal Table Visualized Gapminder Style

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The markdown+Rknitr source code of this blog is available under a GNU General Public License (GPL v3) license from . Abstract Following Hans Rosling's Gapminder animation style we visualize the total number of medals a country...

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A website and blog for R users

August 18, 2016
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In this post, I will show you how to quickly create your website, blog and first posts. This is designed for R users only. Philosophy This had to be free. This had to be easy. This had to only need RStudio and GitHub. Every content had to be preview...

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Are you lazy? No worries, tadaatoolbox got your back.

August 18, 2016
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Are you lazy? No worries, tadaatoolbox got your back.

A while ago, we started developing the tadaatoolbox R package. The goal is simple: There are certain things we tend to always do one after another, like performing effect size calculations after a t-Test. The convenience tadaatoolbox aims to provide is exactly this: Do the usual stuff and leave me alone. As an example, take

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Recent adventures with lazyeval

August 14, 2016
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Recent adventures with lazyeval

The lazyeval package is a tool-set for performing nonstandard evaluation in R. Nonstandard evaluation refers to any situation where something special happens with how user input or code is evaluated. For example, the library function doesn’t evalua...

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Introduction to LabKey and R Integration

August 12, 2016
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Introduction to LabKey and R Integration

How and What to deliver are two main themes of my journey to look for an effective way of developing data products. For the former, decent web technologies encompassing HTML, CSS and Javascript are important. Read More ...

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Annotating sets of genomic intervals with genomic annotations such as chromHMM

August 12, 2016
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Annotating sets of genomic intervals with genomic annotations such as chromHMM

Annotating sets of genomic intervals with genomic annotations such as chromHMM Genomation is an R package to summarize, annotate and visualize genomic intervals. It contains a collection of tools for visualizing and analyzing genome-wide data sets, i.e....

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Elizabeth!

August 6, 2016
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Elizabeth!

Over the last few months I have been spending my nights taking care of my newly born second daughter. Keeping me company during the sleepless wee hours of the morning was the Reconcilable Differences Podcast. In episode 17 of this podcast, It's Devastating, there was an open question placed by John Siracusa with regard to how...

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Customer Segmentation Part 1: K-Means Clustering

August 6, 2016
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Customer Segmentation Part 1: K-Means Clustering

In this post, we’ll be using k-means clustering in R to segment customers into distinct groups based on purchasing habits. k-means clustering is an unsupervised learning technique, which means we don’t need to have a target for clustering. All we need is to format the data in a way the algorithm can process, and we’ll let it...

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