## Availability of Microsoft R Open 3.5.2 and 3.5.3

It’s taken a little bit longer than usual, but Microsoft R Open 3.5.2 (MRO) is now available for download for Windows and Linux. This update is based on R 3.5.2,...continue reading.

It’s taken a little bit longer than usual, but Microsoft R Open 3.5.2 (MRO) is now available for download for Windows and Linux. This update is based on R 3.5.2,...continue reading.

A tutorial to explore the differences between two practices used for set analysis: Venn diagrams and UpSet plots. Tutorial coded in R but similar concepts and packages are available in...continue reading.

I’m running a one-day workshop called “From Statistics To Machine Learning” in central London on 28 October, for anyone who … Morecontinue reading.

I’m helping organise a conference on (geo)spatial open source software – FOSS4G. We’re hosting it in the great city of Edinburgh, Scotland in September 2019. Abstract submissions: https://uk.osgeo.org/foss4guk2019/talks_workshops.html We’re very...continue reading.

When working with geo-spatial data in R, I usually use the sf package for manipulating spatial data as Simple Features … Read More →continue reading.

Also, Practical Data Science with R, 2nd Edition; Zumel, Mount; Manning 2019 is now content complete! It is deep into editing and soon into production!continue reading.

tl;dr -I don’t remember how many games of Clue I’ve played but I do remember being surprised by Mrs White being the murderer in only 2 of those games. Can...continue reading.

A simple 2×2 Le Monde mathematical puzzle: Arielle and Brandwein play a game out of two distinct even integers between 1500 and 2500, and y. Providing one another with either...continue reading.

You might be wondering what motivates me spending countless weekend hours on the MOB package. The answer is plain and simple. It is users that are driving the development work....continue reading.

I’ve mentioned {htmlunit} in passing before, but did not put any code in the blog post. Since I just updated {htmlunitjars} to the latest and greatest version, now might be...continue reading.

John Mount, Nina Zumel; Win-Vector LLC 2019-04-27 In this note we will use five real life examples to demonstrate data layout transforms using the cdata R package. The examples for...continue reading.

The tools package that comes with base R makes checking reverse dependencies super easy. Build your package tarball (the pkg_x.y.z.tar.gz file). R CMD build /your/package/location It is a good idea...continue reading.

DALEX is a set of tools for explanation, exploration and debugging of predictive models. The nice thing about it is that it can be easily connected to different model factories....continue reading.

Data security is paramount and encryptr was written to make this easier for non-experts. Columns of data can be encrypted with a couple of lines of R code, and single...continue reading.

In our research group we often have people creating statistical models that end up in publications but, most of the time, the practical implementation of those models is lacking. I...continue reading.

Data Science Einsteiger stehen immer wieder vor der gleichen Frage: Welche Programmiersprache sollte man als Erstes lernen? Die Wahl fällt meistens auf eine der beiden großen Anbieter, R oder Python....continue reading.

Now that I’ve completed seven detailed reviews of Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) for R, let’s try to compare them. It’s easy enough to count their features and plot them, so...continue reading.

A rather blah number Le Monde mathematical puzzle: Find all integer multiples of 11111 with exactly one occurrence of each decimal digit.. Which I solved by brute force, by looking...continue reading.

I thought I would give a personal update on our book: Practical Data Science with R 2nd edition; Zumel, Mount; Manning 2019. The second edition should be fully available this...continue reading.

Biodiversity citizen scientists use iNaturalist to post their observations with photographs. The observations are then curated there by crowd-sourcing the identifications and other trait related aspects too. The data once...continue reading.