Data Analysis Visually Enforced

by Gaston Sanchez

Shiny Apps for Introductory Statistics

February 16, 2016

Sharing the shiny apps for my “STAT 2: Introduction to Statistics” course at UC Berkeley.

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Colored jittery text

January 05, 2016

Using R to plot colored jittery text, just for fun.

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Solving the Crocodile Math Problem in R

October 19, 2015

Using R to solve the crocodile math problem from the Scottish Higher Maths exam of May 2015.

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R Graphical Parameters Cheat Sheet

September 22, 2015

This is probably one of my shortest posts, but this doesn’t mean that it is useless.

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The Saga of PLS

April 17, 2015

As some of you know, one of my favorite research topics has to do with Partial Least Squares (PLS) methods. Along with my interest in theoretical considerations, methodological aspects, practical applications, and software tools, one of my long standing obsessions has been related to the historical side of PLS methods.

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Allow RGoogleDocs to access your Google Account

April 06, 2015

In this post I’ll talk about how to unblock your Google account so you can have access to your Goolgle docs when using the R package RGoogleDocs.

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A book for a PLS Saga

March 31, 2015

In September of last year I started to prepare some teaching material about Partial Least Squares methods. And of course I also thought about including a couple of sections about the history and evolution of such techniques.

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R question: Splitting rows inside a matrix

February 23, 2015

In this post I’ll describe a problem for manipulating data in R, that I think might be useful for those working on genetics and related fields.

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The Making of Manipulating Data Tables

January 14, 2015

After receiving some emails commenting on my work and asking information about it, I want to talk about the behind the scenes of Manipulating Data Tables in R.

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Capturing R Printed Outputs

December 21, 2014

I’m always surprised to find “new” (to me) functions and commands in R that I had no idea they existed. This is the case of the life-saving capture.output() function.

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