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Programming with R – Processing Football League Data Part I

November 23, 2010 | Ralph

In this post we will make use of football results data from the football-data.co.uk website to demonstrate creating functions in R to automate a series of standard operations that would be required for results data from various leagues and divisions. The first step is to consider what control ... [Read more...]

Charting the performance of cricket all-rounders – IT Botham

August 16, 2010 | Ralph

Cricket is a sport that generates a large volume of performance data and corresponding debate about the relative qualities of various players over their careers and in relation to their contemporaries. The cricinfo website has an extensive database of statistics for professional cricketers that can be searched to access the ...
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R Commander – data manipulation and summaries

June 13, 2010 | Ralph

Previously we considered the R Commander interface as a simple GUI for the R statistical software system. Here we will look at how to undertake data manipulation and creating basic statistical summaries of data sets. Fast Tube by Casper The R Commander GUI has two menus “Data” and “Statistics” that ...
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R and Tolerance Intervals

April 19, 2010 | Ralph

Confidence intervals and prediction intervals are used by statisticians on a regular basis. Another useful interval is the tolerance interval that describes the range of values for a distribution with confidence limits calculated to a particular percentile of the distribution. The R package tolerance can be used to create a ... [Read more...]

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