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The case for index-free data manipulation

December 10, 2016
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The case for index-free data manipulation

Statisticians and data scientists want a neat world where data is arranged in a table such that every row is an observation or instance, and every column is a variable or measurement. Getting to this state of “ready to model format” (often called a denormalized form by relational algebra types) often requires quite a bit … Continue...

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December ’16 RStudio Tips and Tricks

December 9, 2016
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December ’16 RStudio Tips and Tricks

by Sean Lopp Here is this month’s collection of RStudio Tips and Tricks. Thank you to those who responded to last month’s post; many of your tips are included below! Be sure to subscribe to @rstudiotips on Twitter for more. This month’s tips fall into two categories: Keyboard Shortcuts and Easier R Markdown Keyboard Shortcuts

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R Consortium Projects Update

December 8, 2016
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R Consortium Projects Update

The R Consortium has already funded 8 projects (and 3 more just in July) proposed by the R community, and the call for proposals for yet more projects is now open. If you have an idea for a projects that would advance R or the R Community, get your submission in by February 10, 2017. Meanwhile, the already-funded projects...

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Microsoft R Server 9.0 now available

December 7, 2016
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Microsoft R Server 9.0 now available

Microsoft R Server 9.0, Microsoft's R distribution with added big-data, in-database, and integration capabilities, was released today and is now available for download to MSDN subscribers. This latest release is built on Microsoft R Open 3.3.2, and adds new machine-learning capabilities, new ways to integrate R into applications, and additional big-data support for Spark 2.0. This release includes a...

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November Package Picks

December 7, 2016
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November Package Picks

by Joseph Rickert November was a prolific month for R developers: 189 new packages landed in CRAN. I have selected more than a quarter of them for this post, but I haven’t listed everything that is worth a look. My November 2016 picks are organized into four categories: Biotech (4 picks), Data (6 picks), Machine

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Announcing Riyadh R User Group

December 6, 2016
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Announcing Riyadh R User Group

Many data analysts in Riyadh (or as much as I have met) still valiantly use Excel and/or SQL to perform analyses. Some engage in SQL gymnastics for the simple operation of pivoting, whilst others wait for purchase of SAS licences, affirming that SAS ...

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dplyrXdf 0.90 now available

December 6, 2016
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by Hong Ooi, Sr. Data Scientist, Microsoft Version 0.90 of the dplyrXdf package has just been released. dplyrXdf is a package that brings dplyr pipelines and data transformation verbs to Microsoft R Server’s xdf files. This version includes several changes, mostly to address performance and efficiency concerns, which I’ll detail these below. The .outFile argument All dplyrXdf verbs now...

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In case you missed it: November 2016 roundup

December 5, 2016
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from November of particular interest to R users. Microsoft R Open 3.3.2, based on R 3.3.2, has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux. A new, free course on EdX focuses on the big-data extensions of Microsoft R Server. Using ggplot2 to create a calendar heat map of city bike...

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Top 5 R Package Maintainers

December 5, 2016
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Top 5 R Package Maintainers

The R Community is powered by open course contributions from a wide variety of individuals. Anyone can create and distribute R packages that benefit the R community and make it easier for R users all over the world to work with their code. Some R use...

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EARL Boston Revisited

December 5, 2016
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EARL Boston Revisited

After a successful EARL London in September of this year (see here and here) it was Boston’s turn to shine. This is only the second time this conference has run, yet its quality of speakers is at par with London. … Continue reading →

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