535 search results for "boxplot"

sab-R-metrics: Beginning with Boxplots, Scatterplots, and Histograms

January 15, 2011
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Today I decided to begin more with visualizations and less with basic statistical analysis for sabermetrics using R. I'm not really here to teach the ins and outs of regressions and statistical tests, so once I get there, I'm hoping that those who have read this already have a decent understanding of those subjects before implementing them. ...

Reader suggestions on alternative ways to create combination dotplot/boxplot

October 24, 2010
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Kudos to several of our readers, who suggested simpler ways to craft the graphical display (combination dotplot/boxplot) from our most recent example.Yihui Xie combines a boxplot with a coarsened version of the PCS scores (using the round() function) u...

Example 8.10: Combination dotplot/boxplot (teaching graphic in honor of World Statistics Day)

October 19, 2010
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In honor of World Statistics Day and the read paper that my co-authors Chris Wild, Maxine Pfannkuch, Matt Regan, and I are presenting at the Royal Statistical Society today, we present the R code to generate a combination dotplot/boxplot that is useful...

Boxplots or raw data graphs?

October 14, 2010
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We recently had a dilemma for an OSI publication about the design for the graphs. There will be dozens of these graphs showing the mean score on a given variable for nearly 11000 parents from 10 countries. This example is for household wealt...

Labeled outliers in R boxplot

Boxplots are a good way to get some insight in your data, and while R provides a fine ‘boxplot’ function, it doesn’t label the outliers in the graph. However, with a little code you can add labels yourself:The numbers plotted next to ...

Radio edit: an improved scraping of and look at Radio Swiss classic program

April 29, 2017
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Last week I published a post about scraping Radio Swiss Classic program. After that, Bob Rudis wrote an extremely useful post improving my code a lot and teaching me cool stuff. I don’t know why I forgot to add pauses between requests… Really bad b...

Introductory Data Analysis with Python

April 26, 2017
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This is a simple post to demonstrate how python can be used to do preliminary data analysis. I am using Python version 3.5.1 coming with Anaconda Python version 4.0 64 bit and my operating system is windows. To start with you can download Anaconda Python and install it in your machine. Once the installation is Related Post

R 3.4.0 is released – with new speed upgrades and bug-fixes

April 24, 2017
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R 3.4.0 (codename “You Stupid Darkness”) was released 3 days ago. You can get the latest binaries version from here. (or the .tar.gz source code from here). The full list of bug fixes and new features is provided below. As mentioned two months ago by David Smith, R 3.4.0 indicates several major changes aimed at improving the performance of R in … Continue...

Explaining complex machine learning models with LIME

April 22, 2017
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The classification decisions made by machine learning models are usually difficult - if not impossible - to understand by our human brains. The complexity of some of the most accurate classifiers, like neural networks, is what makes them perform so wel...

A classical analysis (Radio Swiss classic program)

April 22, 2017
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I am not a classical music expert at all, but I happen to have friends who are, and am even married to someone playing the cello (and the ukulele!). I appreciate listening to such music from time to time, in particular Baroque music. A friend made me d...