Review: Kölner R Meeting 5 October 2012

October 10, 2012 | Markus Gesmann

The third Cologne R user meeting took place last Friday, 5 October 2012, at the Institute of Sociology. The evening was sponsored by Revolution Analytics, who provided funding which went towards the Kölner R user group Meetup page. We had a good tur... [Read more...]

Using R in Insurance at GIRO 2012

September 17, 2012 | Markus Gesmann

Every year the UK’s general insurance actuarial community organises a big conference, which they call GIRO, short for General Insurance Research Organising committee. This year's conference is in Brussels from 18 - 21 September 2012. Despite the fac... [Read more...]

R, knitr & markdown = HTML

July 7, 2012 | Bart

Welcome to this demo of how R code and results can be combined into an HTML report. This entire blogpost was generated by using a combination of R, knitr and markdown. Beforehand, make sure you have the following libraries installed (latest version); knitr markdown ggplot2 (to run the example script)  ... [Read more...]

reproducible documents/analytics in R: the knitr package

June 26, 2012 | ricckli

When I am working in new institutions and I am asking: “Do you have a document management system?” I often get the answer:”Yap, we are using folders” … OKAY. Making analysis, developing applications and keeping an eye on code, data and applications make this even harder as it has to ... [Read more...]

knitr Performance Report 4

June 8, 2012 | klr

please see knitR Performance Report 3 (really with knitr) and dprint, knitr Performance Report–Attempt 3, knitr Performance Report-Attempt 2 and knitr Performance Report-Attempt 1 Here is another iteration of the ongoing performance reporting attempt...
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knitr, Slideshows, and Dropbox

May 29, 2012 | Christopher Gandrud

I just noticed that Markus Gesmann has a nice post on using RStudio, knitr, Pandoc, and Slidy to create slideshows. After my recent attempt to use deck.rb to turn a Markdown/knitr file into a deck.js presentation I caved in and also decided to go with ...
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knitr Performance Report–Attempt 3

May 22, 2012 | klr

please see knitr Performance Report-Attempt 2 and knitr Performance Report-Attempt 1 Since the time of my last reporting post, RStudio, knitr, and Sweave have worked extremely hard to make document creation easier by becoming even more streamlined and ...
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knitr Performance Report-Attempt 2

April 18, 2012 | klr

Over the years I have changed my learning process from reading thoroughly first before proceeding to reading minimally and then applying immediately.  I very quickly see the gaps in my knowledge.  This method is far more painful but seems to ...
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knitr Performance Report-Attempt 1

April 13, 2012 | klr

I get very excited about new R packages, but rarely is my excitement so fulfilled as with knitr.  Even with no skill, I have already been able to adapt the example Yihui Xie provides in his knitr Graphics Manual into a crude first version of a per...
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Latex Allergy Cured by knitr

April 11, 2012 | klr

I have always known that at some point I would have to succumb to the power of Latex, but Latex has been uncharacteristically intimidating to me.  I finally found the remedy to my Latex allergy with the amazing and fantastic knitr package from Yih...
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