Posts Tagged ‘ Duncan Temple Lang ’

Call for proposals for writing a book about R (via Chapman & Hall/CRC)

January 20, 2011

Rob Calver wrote an interesting invitation on the R mailing list today, inviting potential authors to submit their vision of the next great book about R. The announcement originated from the Chapman & Hall/CRC publishing houses, backed up by an impressive team of R celebrities, chosen as the editors of this new R books series,

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Grabbing Tables in Webpages Using the XML Package

October 24, 2010

ables are pretty common in web pages as data sources, and the most direct way to get these data is probably to copy and paste. This is OK if there are only two or three tables, and when we need to grab 5000 tables in 1000 web pages, we may not really wish to fulfill

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Some Interesting Packages in R: swfDevice, RGoogleTrends, FlashMXML, SVGAnnotation

October 19, 2009

I love R because there are always exciting new packages which can be far beyond your imagination. Here I’d like to introduce a couple of packages that look really awesome: 1. swfDevice: R graphics device for SWF output (by Cameron Bracken) This package is still at a pre-alpha stage but you can see a sketch now in

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