Introduction These past few weeks I’ve been writing about a new package I created, MCHT. Those blog posts were basically tutorials demonstrating how to use the package. (Read the first...continue reading.
You can file this one under “I may have the very specific solution if you’re having exactly the same problem.” So: if you’re running some R code and you see...continue reading.
Benford’s Law for Fraud Detection with an Application to all Brazilian Presidential Elections from 2002 to 2018
By Gabriel Vasconcelos and Yuri Fonseca The intuition Let us begin with a brief explanation about Benford’s law and why should it work as a fraud detector method. Given a...continue reading.
The libcurl library (the foundational library behind the RCurl and curl packages) has switched to using OpenSSL’s default ciphers since version 7.56.0 (October 4 2017). If you’re a regular updater...continue reading.
by Mark Niemann-Ross Mango Solutions presented the EARL conference in Seattle this November and I was fortunate enough to have time to attend. During the conference I took notes on...continue reading.
This note is just a quick follow-up to our last note on correcting the bias in estimated standard deviations for binomial experiments. For normal deviates there is, of course, a...continue reading.
Despite their now inherent evil status, GitHub has some tools other repository aggregators do not. One such tool is the free vulnerability alert service which will scan repositories for outdated+vulnerable...continue reading.
by Angelika Stefan & Felix Schönbrodt Almost all researchers have experienced the tingling feeling of suspense that arises right before they take a look at long-awaited data: Will they support...continue reading.
Last week at the ODSC West conference, I was thrilled with the interest in my Using AI for Good workshop: it was wonderful to find a room full of data...continue reading.
I’m pleased to share Part I of my new book “Introduction to Reproducible Science in R“. The purpose of this …Continue reading →continue reading.