integrating R with other systems

June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

I just returned from the useR! 2012 conference for developers and users of R. One of the common themes to many of the presentations was integration of R-based statistical systems with other systems, be they other programming languages, web systems, or enterprise data systems. Some highlights for me were an update ... [Read more...]

Ulrike Gromping – Design of Experiments in R

August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Example: Car seat occupation: Algorithm must decide whether airbag opens: Must open for adult but not for small child or if the seat if empty a few others I missed. Key questions are: What type of design: 32 run regular fractional factorial Response measurement – depends on dummy position, so repeat for 3 ... [Read more...]

High Performance Computing

August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Wilem Ligtenberg – GPU computing and R Why GPU computing – theoretical GFLOPs for a GPU is three times greater than a CPU. Use GPUs for same instruction multiple data problems (SIMD). Initially GPUs were developed for texture problems. For example, a wall smashed into lots of pieces. Each core handled a ... [Read more...]

Kaleidoscope Ic (useR! 2011)

August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

These are my rough notes on the Kaleidoscope Ic session. David Smith – The R Ecosystem (useR! 2011) David Smith works for Revolution Analytics. Quick overview of the R project – useR, r-journal, and r-forge. Social media starting to play a part in R – Google+, twitter, stackoverflow, and the traditional R mailing list. ... [Read more...]

Brian Ripley – The R Development Process (useR! 2011)

August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

There are my notes on the User2011 invited talk. Brian Ripley has been a member of R core since 1998 The R Development Process – A insideR’s view R Timeline: JCGS paper submitted in 1995. 1997: CRAN(Mar), Core team(Aug), CVS (Sept) R 1.0.0 Feb 2000 – 2.8MB. Many people don’t take 0.X.X ... [Read more...]

Paul Murrell – Introduction to Grid graphics (useR! 2011)

August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Typically, I’m very bad at taking notes in conference. This time around, I intend to make notes for each some of the talks I attend at this year’s useR! 2011 conference. Below are my notes that I made during this afternoon’s tutorial. Note: these are just notes I ... [Read more...]

R/Finance 2011

February 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

I will be speaking at R/Finance 2011 in Chicago at the end of April regarding the futile.paradigm, my R language …Continue reading » [Read more...]

Get your R on

July 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

useR! CONFERENCE, AUGUST 12-14 2008, DORTMUND GERMANY Impressive statistical computing types like Andrew Gelman, Gary King, and others will be presenting at this year’s useR! conference. Decision Science News might just have to hop over and check it out. The program looks great. Those interested in learning R might be ...
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