In my first blog post, I’ll explain how I created my blog. I don’t have any knowledge of building web sites and somehow I thought it will be difficult. However,...continue reading.
Monthly Archive: January 2016
CRAN package XML has something wrong at parsing html pages encoded in cp932 (shift-jis). In this report, I will show these issues and also their solutions which is workable at...continue reading.
TL;DR Click here to play a puzzle game written entirely in Shiny (source code). Anyone who reads my blog posts knows by now that I’m very enthusiastic about Shiny (the...continue reading.
R is great, and you can do a LOT OF stuff with it.However, sometimes you want to do really basic stuff with huge or a lot of files. At work,...continue reading.
It’s a pain to design statistics exercises each semester, and because students from previous share old exercises with the new incoming students, it’s hard to design simple exercises that students...continue reading.
Earlier this month, IBM Press and Pearson have published my book titled: Getting Started with Data Science: Making Sense of Data with Analytics. You can download sample pages, including a...continue reading.
After I completed the animated tidal water surface elevation plots for the Delaware Estuary, I looked for other systems with a good set of tidal observation stations. The Lower Columbia...continue reading.
In 2013, EPA published final national recommended water quality criteria for the protection of aquatic life from the toxic effects of ammonia in freshwater.http://www.epa.gov/wqc/aquatic-life-criteria-ammoniaThese criteria are a function of water …continue reading.
My MSc thesis: A meta-analysis of relative clause processing in Mandarin Chinese using bias modelling
Here is my MSc thesis, which was submitted to the University of Sheffield in September 2015. The pdf is here.Title: A Meta-analysis of Relative Clause Processing in Mandarin Chinese using Bias...continue reading.
In the previous post (https://statcompute.wordpress.com/2016/01/01/the-power-of-decision-stumps), it was shown that the boosting algorithm performs extremely well even with a simple 1-level stump as the base learner and provides a better performance...continue reading.