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Geographic data to service the needs of a remote employee – part1

April 4, 2016
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Geographic data to service the needs of a remote employee – part1

By Ava Yang Background Ever since I started working remotely, some friends suggested “Why not work as usual as you travel across China, instead of staying in Shanghai?” Many cool people have practiced the lifestyle, but most of the time … Continue reading →

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Election analysis contest entry part 2 – building the nzelect R package

April 3, 2016
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Election analysis contest entry part 2 – building the nzelect R package

Motivation This post is the second in a series that make up my entry in Ari Lamstein’s R Election Analysis Contest, Yesterday I introduced the nzelect R package from a user perspective. Today I’m writing about how the build of that package works. This might be of interest to someone planning on doing something...

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Dealing with non-proportional hazards in R

March 29, 2016
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Dealing with non-proportional hazards in R

As things change over time so should our statistical models. The image is CC by Prad Prathivi Since I'm frequently working with large datasets and survival data I often find that the...

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New RStudio add-in to schedule R scripts

With the release of RStudio add-in possibilities, a new area of productivity increase and expected new features for R users has arrived. Thanks to the help of Oliver who has written an RStudio add-in on top of taskscheduleR, scheduling and automating a...

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Submitting packages to CRAN

This note lists a few of the mistakes that one can make before submitting a package to CRAN. The list is based on my own mistakes when submitting the ggnetwork package to CRAN for the first time (see this other note for comments about the package itself). Single quotes around package names While the CRAN Repository...

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R Markdown v0.9.5

March 21, 2016
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R Markdown v0.9.5

A new release of the rmarkdown package is now available on CRAN. This release features some long-requested enhancements to the HTML document format, including: The ability to have a floating (i.e. always visible) table of contents. Folding and unfolding for R code (to easily show and hide code for either an entire document or for individual chunks).

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Mapping Election Results with R and Choroplethr

March 21, 2016
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Mapping Election Results with R and Choroplethr

Today’s guest post is by R. Duncan McIntosh. Last week Duncan tweeted about using choroplethr to map the 2016 Florida primary election results. I’ve been wanting to analyze election results in R for some time, and asked Duncan to share with my readers how he did his analysis. This is his reply.  Election season is providing plenty The post

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The making of cricket package yorkr – Part 3

March 17, 2016
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The making of cricket package yorkr – Part 3

Introduction This is the 3rd part of my cricket package yorkr in R. In my 2 earlier posts The making of cricket package yorkr – Part 1. This post analyzed the performance of team in a ODI match. The batting and bowling performances of the team were analyzed. This post also performed analyses of a

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Correctly Reporting P-Values in Summary Tables Reported with xtable

March 10, 2016
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Often when writing a manuscript in using knitr and xtable I am flustered by my p-values. In simple summary tables, R conveniently rounds my p-values to be 0: a mathematically inappropriate task. A colleague recently commented on the poor reporting of … Continue reading →

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Sharing htmlwidgets as Gists

March 9, 2016
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Sharing htmlwidgets as Gists

A little-known feature in rbokeh is a function that will save an htmlwidget (including rbokeh figures of course) to a github gist and share it, along with its source code, through services like bl.ocks.org or allow it to be embedded in a web-based docu...

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