R Weekly 2017-18 OpenVisConf, 100k stories mining, emo😘
R in the Real World
Videos and Podcasts
NSSD 37 - It’s a Seller’s Market - Hilary and Roger talk about the EPA taking down data (or not?), whether statisticians are paternalistic, and how to evaluate machine learning consumer products.
R in Organizations
emo - 😍😘😙😚😻 Easily insert emoji into RMarkdown
errors - Error Propagation for R Vectors
greta - Fast and easy statistical modelling in R
aws.s3 - Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) API Client
flexdashboard-poster - Minimal template for preparing a conference poster using rmarkdown
- twidlr - data.frame-first formula-second modelling
RcppTOML 0.1.3 - TOML is a configuration file grammar for humans.
R Project Updates
Updates from R Core:
file.mtime()no longer returns NA on Windows when the file or directory is being used by another process.
"askYesNo"option to ask the user binary response questions in a customizable but consistent way.
Vignettes listed in
.Rbuildignorewere not being ignored properly.
tmpdir()if it is no longer valid.
R CMD Sweaveagain returns
status = 0on successful completion.
installed.packages()on Windows would fail when
file.mtime()(?) returned NA.
R/Finance 2017 May 19 and 20, 2017
From the inaugural conference in 2009, the annual R/Finance conference in Chicago has become the primary meeting for academics and practioners interested in using R in Finance.
R in Insurance 2017 June 8, 2017
This one-day conference will focus on applications in insurance and actuarial science that use R, the lingua franca for statistical computation.
CSAMA 2017 June 11 - 16, 2017
Statistical Data Analysis for Genome-Scale Biology teaches statistical and computational analysis of multi-omics studies in biology and biomedicine. Practical hands-on exercises are based on the R / Bioconductor environment.
angletR 2017 June 28 - 30, 2017
angletR aims to provide a national forum to exchange and share ideas on the use of R in different subjects such as visualisation, applied statistics, biostatistics and bioinformatics, Bayesian statistics, data analysis, Big Data, modelling, machine learning, high performance computing, etc.
More past events at R conferences & meetups.