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Federal Register API/R Package Ideas?

September 21, 2012
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The other day Critical Juncture put up an API for the Federal Register. I thought it would be great if there was a package that could use this API to download data directly into R (much like the excellent WDI package). This would make it easier to anal...

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Virginia: Comparison of Registered Voter Counts to Census Voting Age Population

August 29, 2012
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Virginia: Comparison of Registered Voter Counts to Census Voting Age Population

By Earl F Glynn | Franklin Center A comparison of US Census voting age population data in Virginia to voter registration data shows only one locality, Surry County, with about 100% of the voting age population registered to vote. Six other localities have about 95% of their voting age population registered:  Craig County, Isle of

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Missouri: Comparison of Registered Voter Counts to Census Voting Age Population

August 13, 2012
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Missouri:  Comparison of Registered Voter Counts to Census Voting Age Population

By Earl F Glynn | Franklin Center A comparison of US Census voting age population data in Missouri to voter registration data shows a number of Missouri counties have bloated voter registration lists. Charts by county for the years 2000 to 2012 show how counties are maintaining their voter lists. Voter fraud potential is higher

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The Register profiles Revolution Analytics

March 23, 2011
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Tech news site The Register has just published an in-depth profile of Revolution Analytics. It was great meeting the author Dan Olds at Revolution HQ a couple of weeks ago, and sharing with him why we think the R language is the way forward for data science: modern, applied, large-scale statistical analysis. He captures that sentiment perfectly in the...

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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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Version Control, File Sharing, and Collaboration Using GitHub and RStudio

January 29, 2017
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Version Control, File Sharing, and Collaboration Using GitHub and RStudio

This is Part 3 of our “Getting Started with R Programming” series. For previous articles in the series, click here: Part 1, Part 2. This week, we are going to talk about using git and GitHub with RStudio to manage

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Five online R courses in Statistics.com that are starting this week (and a discount code for them)

January 26, 2017
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Five online R courses in Statistics.com that are starting this week (and a discount code for them)

Three courses in R are starting tomorrow and two next week on Statistics.com. You may use the code “1qR-blogger-17″ when registering (offering a reduced rate of $399 instead of,  around, $589 a course).  List of R courses: Jan 27:  “R for Statistical Analysis” taught by John Verzani (author of “Using R for Introductory Statistics”) – learn R routines via...

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readr::problems() returns tidy data!

January 23, 2017
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A handy little trick I picked up today when using readr. Some background: I needed a mapping between ZIP Code Tabulation Areas and counties (to link to some urban/rural data). The Census Bureau provides a CSV style table that includes information about each of the ZCTA (e.g.,...

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Does seasonally adjusting first help forecasting?

January 21, 2017
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Does seasonally adjusting first help forecasting?

The experiment A colleague at work was working with a time series where one got quite different results depending on whether one seasonally adjusted it first, or treated the seasonality as part of a SARIMA (seasonal auto-regressive integrated moving av...

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Knoxville, TN: R for Text Analysis Workshop

January 19, 2017
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Knoxville, TN: R for Text Analysis Workshop

The Knoxville R Users Group is presenting a workshop on text analysis using R by Bob Muenchen. The workshop is free and open to the public. You can join the group at https://www.meetup.com/Knoxville-R-Users-Group. A description of the workshop follows. R for … Continue reading →

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