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What is the cost of a progress bar in R?

September 11, 2016
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What is the cost of a progress bar in R?

The pbapply R package adds progress bar to vectorized functions, like lapply. A feature request regarding progress bar for parallel functions has been sitting at the development GitHub repository for a few months. More recently, the author of the pbmcapply package dropped a note about his implementation of forking functionality with progress bar for Unix/Linux computers, which got me...

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In case you missed it: August 2016 roundup

September 9, 2016
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from August of particular interest to R users. An amusing short video extols the benefits of reproducible research with R. A guide to implementing a churn model for mobile phone customers with Microsoft R Services. Computerworld's Sharon Machlis presents 5 data visualizations each using 5 lines of R code. A...

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Shiny tips & tricks for improving your apps and solving common problems

August 29, 2016
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Shiny tips & tricks for improving your apps and solving common problems

This document contains a collection of various Shiny tricks that I commonly use or that I know many people ask about. Each link contains a complete functional Shiny app that demonstrates how to perform a non trivial task in Shiny. The complet...

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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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The inexorable growth of student debt, charted with R

August 15, 2016
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The inexorable growth of student debt, charted with R

Len Kiefer, Deputy Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, recently published the following chart to his personal blog showing household debt in the United States (excluding mortgage debt). As you can see, student loan debt has steadily increased over the last 13 years and has now eclipsed all other forms of non-mortgage debt: He also created this animated chart showing...

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How to simulate a bouncing ball in R – more on simecol events and external inputs

August 14, 2016
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How to simulate a bouncing ball in R – more on simecol events and external inputs

In this post I'll clarify the incorporation of external inputs in the dynamic model specification using simecol, again reviewing the relevant parts of the simecol simulation model for the Battle of Iwo Jima that I presented in the last post. I will also give an alternate specification for this model and compare both ways of specifying external inputs...

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Chile Week 2016: the year Chile hails China as its top trade partner

Chile Week 2016: the year Chile hails China as its top trade partner

Nice and clean China now is Chile's leading trade partner, with their bilateral trade volume having grown fourfold in the past decade. In 2015, Chilean exports to China amounted to 18 billion US dollars, while imports totaled 14 billion dollars. In 10 ...

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R/simecol Simulation Model for the Battle of Iwo Jima

August 8, 2016
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R/simecol Simulation Model for the Battle of Iwo Jima

It was about 71 years ago today that the Second World War on the Asian front ended. After the tragic Little Boy and Fat Man detonations over Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the 6th and 9th of August 1945, respectively, the Japanese surrendered in August 14th.When I taught the Simulation and Modeling course for the Systems Engineering department...

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Data Science in Minutes

August 5, 2016
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Data Science in Minutes

Your very first data science project from end to end in minutes The post Data Science in Minutes appeared first on rDisorder.

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Plotcon 2016 – Speakers and topics in R

July 30, 2016
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Plotcon 2016 – Speakers and topics in R

Jenny Bryan Topic: Extract plotting intent from spreadsheets in R Bio: Jennifer Bryan is an Associate Professor in the Statistics Department and the Michael Smith Laboratories at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She’s a biostatistician specialized in genomics and takes a special interest and delight in data analysis and statistical computing. Kent Russell

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