useR! 2012 Conference

April 25, 2012 | ricckli

“Spatial data is, quite literally, everwhere” (Barry Rowlingson) this is so true! And because of that you guys will have the chance to take part in a great tutroial on using R for managing geospatial data, transforming, making maps and working with OGC standards. So visit this years useR! conference ... [Read more...]

Ulrike Gromping – Design of Experiments in R

August 16, 2011 | csgillespie

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...]

UseR! 2011 in Warwick

February 20, 2011 | xi'an

This year useR! conference will take place in Warwick, on August 16-18.  It is being organised by the department of Statistics and funded by CRiSM and Revolution Analytics (providers of the R tee-shirt!). I wish I could attend but mid-August is usually associated with genuine (post-JSM) family vacations. Filed under: ... [Read more...]

Blogging about R – presentation and audio

July 28, 2010 | Tal Galili

At the useR!2010 conference I had the honor of giving a (~15 minute) talk titled “Blogging about R”. The following is the abstract I submited, followed by the slides of the talk and the audio file of a recording I made of the talk (I am sad it got a bit ... [Read more...]

useR! 2010

July 27, 2010 | romain francois

I was in useR! last week, it was great to catch up with friends, see what people are doing with R, tell people what I am doing with R, etc ... the conference was great This year I presented with Dirk in Laurel and Hardy mode and I've uploaded our ... [Read more...]

June 20, online Registration deadline for useR! 2010

June 13, 2010 | Tal Galili

useR!2010 is coming. I am going to give two talks there (I will write more of that soon), but in the meantime, please note that the online registration deadline is coming to an end. This was published on the R-help mailing list today: ————- The final registration deadline for the ... [Read more...]

Programing as a higher craft

August 11, 2007 | Mario Pineda-Krch

In his keynote speech at the useR! meeting John Chambers of Statistics research at Bell Labs (one of the founders of the S System, which subsequently gave rise to the R project) asked the question what is programing? As it … Continue reading → [Read more...]

rgl: R and OpenGL

August 11, 2007 | Mario Pineda-Krch

There were many presentations at the useR! meeting showing off amazing graphics that I had no idea R was capable of. It is clear to me that graphically speaking I have been living in the dark ages until now. One … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Things overheard at the useR! meeting

August 11, 2007 | Mario Pineda-Krch

Here are a few things I overheard at the useR! meeting. These comments and quotes do not necessarily represent my opinions (although many do) and since many of them were overheard in informal discussions and rants I will not name … Continue reading → [Read more...]

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