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RcppGSL 0.3.2

March 5, 2017
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The RcppGSL package provides an interface from R to the GNU GSL using the Rcpp package. RcppGSL release 0.3.2 is one of several maintenance releases this weekend to fix an issue flagged by CRAN: calls to .Call() sometimes used package= where PACKAGE=...

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RcppSMC 0.1.5

March 5, 2017
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RcppSMC provides Rcpp-based bindings to R for them Sequential Monte Carlo Template Classes (SMCTC) by Adam Johansen described in his JSS article. RcppSMC release 0.1.5 is one of several maintenance releases this weekend to fix an issue flagged by CRA...

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Live Presentation: My Talk at the CDC

February 27, 2017
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Live Presentation: My Talk at the CDC

Last Thursday I had the honor of giving a talk about my open source work to the CDC’s R Users Group. A big thank you... The post Live Presentation: My Talk at the CDC appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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How to Teach R: Common mistakes

February 22, 2017
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by Garrett Grolemund Would you like to teach people to use R? If so, I would like to jump-start your efforts. I’m one half of RStudio’s education team, and I’ve taught thousands of people to use R, usually in face-to-face workshops. Over time, I’ve come to appreciate that teaching R in a short workshop is

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Linear Regression and ANOVA shaken and stirred

February 21, 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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January New Data Packages

February 17, 2017
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January New Data Packages

by Joseph Rickert As forecast, the number of R packages hosted on CRAN exceeded 10,000 in January. Dirk Eddelbuettel, who tracks what’s happening on CRAN with his CRANberries site, called hurricaneexposure the 10,000th package in a tweet on January 27th. hurricaneexposure was one of two hundred and six new packages that arrived on CRAN in

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Writing a R book and self-publishing it in Amazon

February 16, 2017
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Writing a R book and self-publishing it in Amazon

My experience and some advices about the process - Many people, including my university colleagues and friends, have asked me about the process of writing a book and self publishing it in Amazon. You can find the details about the...

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Performance improvements coming to R 3.4.0

February 15, 2017
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R 3.3.3 (codename: "Another Canoe") is scheduled for release on March 6. This is the "wrap-up" release of the R 3.3 series, which means it will include minor bug fixes and improvements, but eschew major new features. Major changes are coming though, with the subsequent release of R 3.4.0. While the NEWS file announcing updates in 3.4.0 is still...

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R formulas in Spark and un-nesting data in SparklyR: Nice and handy!

February 15, 2017
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R formulas in Spark and un-nesting data in SparklyR: Nice and handy!

Intro In an earlier post I talked about Spark and sparklyR and did some experiments. At my work here at RTL Nederland we have a Spark cluster on Amazon EMR to do some serious heavy lifting on click and video-on-demand … Continue reading →

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Poor Donald – his tweets keep getting more negative

February 10, 2017
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Poor Donald – his tweets keep getting more negative

Last summer, David Robinson did this interesting text analysis of Donald Trump’s tweets and found that they more angry ones came from Android (which Trump is known to use). But he didn’t consider how Trump’s emotional state varies over time and he certainly couldn’t have...

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