R in a nutshell

June 1, 2011 | Gregor

I got this book as a reference for my work with R and do like it. Just after browsing the chapters I already found some useful hints about loading and manipulating data, e.g., loading of fixed-width data files! [Read more...]

CouchDB and R

October 2, 2010 | Christopher Bare

Here are some quick crib notes on getting R talking to CouchDB using Couch's ReSTful HTTP API. We'll do it in two different ways. First, we'll construct HTTP calls with RCurl, then move on to the R4CouchDB package for a higher level interface. I'll a... [Read more...]

The Elements of Statistical Learning

October 14, 2009 | Paolo

The Elements of Statistical Learning written by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani and Jerome Friedman is A-MUST-TO-READ for everyone involved in the data mining field! Now you can legally download a copy of the book in pdf format from the authors websit...
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Select operations on R data frames

July 26, 2009 | Chris

The R language is weird - particularly for those coming from a typical programmer's background, which likely includes OO languages in the curly-brace family and relational databases using SQL. A key data structure in R, the data.frame, is used somethin...
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Rosetta Code

July 26, 2009 | Paolo

Today I'd like to suggest the interesting Rosetta Code site:Rosetta Code is a programming chrestomathy site. The idea is to present solutions to the same task in as many different languages as possible, to demonstrate how languages are similar and diff...
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