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Descriptive Statistics Final Project with Python & R

August 20, 2016
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Descriptive Statistics Final Project with Python & R

The post Descriptive Statistics Final Project with Python & R appeared first on Networkx.

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Making fast, good decisions with the FFTrees R package

August 17, 2016
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Making fast, good decisions with the FFTrees R package

“…e are suspicious of rapid cognition. We live in a world that assumes that the quality of a decision is directly related to the time and effort that went into making it” Malcom Gladwell, Blink In his book Blink, Malcolm Gladwell summarises a common misconception about good decision making. According to folk wisdom, the more time, ...

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Eclipse – an alternative to RStudio – part 2

July 29, 2016
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Eclipse – an alternative to RStudio – part 2

In part one of this tutorial, I showed how to install R and LaTeX for Eclipse. Sadly, Eclipse doesn’t yet know where to find these resources, so we need to configure it appropriately. Statet provides a wizard to walk you through the setup, but I find the wizard difficult to follow. However, we can set Related Post

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Learning Club 05-07: Starting to love rmarkdown (Naive Bayes, Clustering, Linear Regression)

July 27, 2016
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Learning Club 05-07: Starting to love rmarkdown (Naive Bayes, Clustering, Linear Regression)

I remember when I had an R course at university I was really not a fan of rmarkdown and knitr. But since I participate in a Learning Club, where people are encouraged to document and present their code, data and results, I started to love it. Prior to that I’ve always documented my assignments at the university either … Continue...

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The reproducibility crisis in science and prospects for R

July 26, 2016
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Guest post by Gregorio Santori (<[email protected]>) The results that emerged from a recent Nature‘s survey confirm as, for many researchers, we are living in a weak reproducibility age (Baker M. Is there a reproducibility crisis? Nature 2016;533:453-454). Although the definition of reproducibility can vary widely between disciplines, in this survey was adopted the version for … Continue...

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Eclipse – an alternative to RStudio – part 1

July 22, 2016
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Eclipse – an alternative to RStudio – part 1

Many R users enjoy working in RStudio, but it’s not your only option for reproducible research in R. Stephen Wahlbrink has written a plugin for Eclipse, Statet, that offers similar functionality to RStudio within the popular Eclipse framework. You can run an R console, compose a document in LaTeX with R code chunks, and link Related Post

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New Course: Reporting with R Markdown To Create PDF, HTML & Other Reports

July 13, 2016
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New Course: Reporting with R Markdown To Create PDF, HTML & Other Reports

In collaboration with Garrett Grolemund, RStudio's teaching specialist, DataCamp has developed a new interactive course to facilitate reproducible reporting of your R analyses. R Markdown enables you to generate reports straight from your R code, docu...

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Best practices for logging computational systems in R and Python

July 7, 2016
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Best practices for logging computational systems in R and Python

As is the case with most quant software, it’s a bit different from run-of-the-mill software. The somewhat prosaic world of …Continue reading →

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Visualizing Stirling’s Approximation With Highcharts

July 5, 2016
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Visualizing Stirling’s Approximation With Highcharts

I said, “Wait a minute, Chester, you know I’m a peaceful man”, He said, “That’s okay, boy, won’t you feed him when you can” (The Weight, The Band) It is quite easy to calculate the probability of obtaining the same number of heads and tails when tossing a coin N times, and N is even. There are … Continue reading...

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correlation matrices on copulas

July 3, 2016
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correlation matrices on copulas

Following my post of yesterday about the missing condition in Lynch’s R code, Gérard Letac sent me a paper he recently wrote with Luc Devroye on correlation matrices and copulas. Paper written for the memorial volume in honour of Marc Yor. It considers the neat problem of the existence of a copula (on x…x) associated

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