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Linear Regression and ANOVA shaken and stirred (Part 1)

March 19, 2017
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Linear Regression and ANOVA concepts are understood as separate concepts most of the times. The truth is they are extremely related to each other being ANOVA a particular case of Linear Regression. Even worse, its quite common that students do memorize equations and tests instead of trying to understand Linear Algebra and Statistics concepts that can keep you away...

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doFuture: A universal foreach adaptor ready to be used by 1,000+ packages

March 18, 2017
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doFuture: A universal foreach adaptor ready to be used by 1,000+ packages

doFuture 0.4.0 is available on CRAN. The doFuture package provides a universal foreach adaptor enabling any future backend to be used with the foreach() %dopar% { ... } construct. As shown below, this will allow foreach() to parallelize on not only multiple cores, multiple background R sessions, and ad-hoc clusters, but also cloud-based clusters and high...

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R, GIS, and fuzzyjoin to reconstruct demographic data for NUTS regions of Denmark

March 15, 2017
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R, GIS, and fuzzyjoin to reconstruct demographic data for NUTS regions of Denmark

NUTS

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Three advanced online R courses in Statistics.com that are starting soon (and a discount code for them)

March 15, 2017
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Three advanced online R courses in Statistics.com that are starting soon (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: Mar 17:  SQL and R – Introduction to Database Queries, taught by Ben Baumer, (Director of the Statistical & Data Sciences Program...

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RcppEigen 0.3.2.9.1

March 15, 2017
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A new maintenance release 0.3.2.9.1 of RcppEigen, still based on Eigen 3.2.9 is now on CRAN and is now going into Debian soon. This update ensures that RcppEigen and the Matrix package agree on their #define statements for the CholMod / SuiteSparse l...

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How Reproducible Data Analysis Scripts Can Help You Route Around Data Sharing Blockers

March 14, 2017
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How Reproducible Data Analysis Scripts Can Help You Route Around Data Sharing Blockers

For aaaagggggggeeeeeeesssssss now, I’ve been wittering on about how just publishing “open data” is okay insofar as it goes, but it’s often not that helpful, or at least, not as useful as it could be. Yes, it’s a Good Thing when a dataset is published in support of a report; but have you ever tried

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Release mongolite 1.0

March 13, 2017
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Release mongolite 1.0

After 2.5 years of development, version 1.0 of the mongolite package has been released to CRAN. The package is now stable, well documented, and will soon be submitted for peer review to be onboarded in the rOpenSci suite. MongoDB in R and mongolite I started working on mongolite in September 2014, and it was first announced at the rOpenSci

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Introducing the PWFSLSmoke Package

March 11, 2017
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Introducing the PWFSLSmoke Package

Mazama Science has just released the PWFSLSmoke package. Source code is available on GitHub. Here is the package description: Utilities for working with air quality monitoring data with a focus on small particulates (PM2.5) generated by wildfire smoke. Functions are provided for …   read more ...

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RDocumentation: Scoring and Ranking

March 10, 2017
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RDocumentation: Scoring and Ranking

One of the core features of RDocumentation.org is its search functionality. From the start, we wanted to have a super simple search bar that finds what you are looking for, without a complex form asking for a package name, function name, versions or an...

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Follow-up forecasting forum in Eindhoven

March 7, 2017
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Last October I gave a 3-day masterclass on “Forecasting with R” in Eindhoven, Netherlands. There is a follow-up event planned for Tuesday 18 April 2017. It is particularly designed for people who attended the 3-day class, but if anyone else wants to attend they would be welcome. Please register here if you want to attend. The preliminary

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