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seven digit addition

Another quick riddle from the riddler: solve the equation EXMREEK + EHKREKK = ?K?H?X?E which involves every digit between 0 and 9. While the puzzle can be unravelled by considering...continue reading.

Why R Conference

This July we had the great honor to present mlr and its ecosystem at the Why R 2018 Conference in Wroclaw in Poland. You can find the slides here. We...continue reading.

ggplot2 3.0.0

We’re extremely pleased to announce the release of ggplot2 3.0.0. This is a major release: it was previously announced as ggplot2 2.3.0, but we decided to increment the version number...continue reading.

A First Look at NIMBLE

Writing a domain-specific language (DSL) is a powerful and fairly common method for extending the R language. Both ggplot2 and dplyr, for example, are DSLs. (See Hadley’s chapter in Advanced...continue reading.

Rough looking figures from R

A recent blog post regarding data visualization had some barplots I liked the look of (aesthetically…for research purposes, they wouldn’t be suitable). They look as if they’ve be coloured in...continue reading.