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By Chris Campbell.

One of the most distinctive features of reading R code is the assignment operator, "<-", the little shape that, like an emoticon, shows which way the assignment is happening. For me, the friendly little shape makes the code very distinctive looking compared to other languages. S...

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By Chris Campbell.

One of the most distinctive features of reading R code is the assignment operator, "<-", the little shape that, like an emoticon, shows which way the assignment is happening. For me, the friendly little shape makes the code very distinctive looking compared to other languages. S...

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By Andy Nicholls.

I recently taught an R training course to a group of pharmaceutical statisticians and programmers and over lunch we touched upon the topic of the number of CRAN packages and how a newcomer might find the ‘right’ package(s) for them amongst so many alternatives. Indeed, as I w...

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By Andy Nicholls.

I recently taught an R training course to a group of pharmaceutical statisticians and programmers and over lunch we touched upon the topic of the number of CRAN packages and how a newcomer might find the ‘right’ package(s) for them amongst so many alternatives. Indeed, as I w...

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By Aimee Gott.

This year the R user conference was held at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete, Spain. The talks covered a broad range of topics but the main themes were working with big data and how we can make computation in R faster.

In his invited talk, Hadley Wickham spoke abou...

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