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In my work environment, we have users who are not SAS programmers but need to get data from our SAS server. One way of dealing with …

When I was an undergraduate, I learned to distrust the statistical functions in Excel. Back then, we didn’t use software in statistics …

In life, as in math class, it’s important to show your work. In math, when we say, “show your work,” we mean writing down enough of the …

At an event I attended yesterday, the icebreaker was to line up in order of our birthdays. There were about 800 people in attendance. …

When I was an R newbie, I was taught to load packages by using the command library(package). In my Linear Models class, the instructor …

Before there were pharmaceutical companies, CRO’s, or IRB’s, a Scottish physician named James Lind conducted what is …

R is a very popular language for doing analytics, and particularly statistics, on your data. There are a number of R functions for …

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I was very fortunate today to attend the STOR Collquium at UNC. Gudrun Johnsen of the University of Iceland gave a talk, "If …

This week, we return to our “Getting Started With R” series. Today we are going to look at some tools from the “dplyr” package. Hadley …