The world has changed. You can feel it on GitHub. You can smell it on Google+. The knitr package, as an alternative tool to Sweave, has features that you have been longing for, and features that you might have never imagined. Thumb through the PDF manu...
by Aimee Gott Over the last year I have been involved in a large number of training courses and projects that have involved reporting in Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint in some way. However, my default is not to jump … Continue reading →
We show how to create cartograms with R by illustrating the population and age-distribution of the planning regions of Berlin by static plots and animations.
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
Today we’re excited to announce R Notebooks, which add a powerful notebook authoring engine to R Markdown. Notebook interfaces for data analysis have compelling advantages including the close association of code and output and the ability to intersperse narrative with computation. Notebooks are also an excellent tool for teaching and a convenient way to share
When performing some kind of analysis in R it is usually common to use data stored in basic formats such as .csv or .Rdata, and then present the analysis using a .Rmd file. Linpe package allows to send a single file instead of two. It has been created by Andrea Spanò, managing partner at Quantide.
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When we teach “R for statistics” to groups of scientists (who tend to be quite well informed in statistics, and just need a bit of help with R) we take the time to re-work some tests of model quality with the appropriate significance tests. We organize the lesson in terms of a larger and more … Continue...
Recently saw a really fun article making the rounds: The prevalence of statistical reporting errors in psychology (1985–2013) Nuijten, M.B., Hartgerink, C.H.J., van Assen, M.A.L.M. et al. Behav Res (2015). doi:10.3758/s13428-015-0664-2. The authors built an R package to check psychology papers for statistical errors. Please read on for how that is possible, some tools, and … Continue...
We perform a social experiment to investigate, if zombie related twitter posts can used as a reliable indicator for an early warning system. We show how such a system can be set up almost out-of-the-box using R - a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. Warning: This blog entry contains toxic doses of Danish irony and sarcasm...
R Markdown is a great tool to make research results reproducible. However, in scientific research papers or reports, tables and figures usually need to be numbered and referenced. Unfortunately, R Markdown has no “native” method to number and reference table and figure captions. The recently published bookdown package makes it very easy to number and Related Post
As of today, there are 20 R packages that reverse depend/import/suggest (3/14/3)
the pbapply package. Current and future package developers
who decide to incorporate the progress bar using pbapply
might want to customize the type and style of the progress bar
in their packages to better suit the needs of certain functions
or to create a distinctive look.
Here is a quick guide to help...