Tired of the same old ggplot2 themes, and want to spice it up a bit? Then try out the ggthemes package, currently on github. You can make your graph look Tufte-ian, solarized, like it came from Stata, formatted for the … Continue reading
Two great posts on Type I and II error and decisions about city closures here and with a followup here.
A nice piece from Dave Giles’s blog giving a more thorough explanation of Degrees of Freedom in regression. Enjoy!
Your data is now considered a scholarly product according to NSF. In a recent change to their guidelines, you no longer just list ‘Publications’ but now list ‘Products’ on your submitted CV. This means, heck, not only data is a … Continue reading
Do you use GBIF to map species ranges? Want a quick and easy way to map the ranges of multiple species using R, instead of going to GIS software? Then try the rgbif library – very cool!
Mudge has actually written an excellent followup to his technique to balance type I and II error rates to determine a study specific α. He actually went back and did a meta-analysis to look at how study specific values of … Continue reading
Want to try something new and interesting this week for your homework? There’s a great and not terribly difficult way to integrate your written responses to homework questions with R code and graphs without having to do a lot of … Continue reading