R foundations with ESS

R foundations

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In God we trust. All others must bring data. ~ W. Edwards Demming

R console

Start an R buffer through ess by typing M-x R. See the earlier tutorial here or here if that is mystery. At the console type:

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Emacs Speaks Statistics (ESS) Tutorial

Making your editor do statistics

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All models are wrong, but some are useful.1 ~George E. P. Box

Why is ESS useful?

ESS makes your command history searchable and modifiable. When you start doing statistics you think you will always remember what you did and instantly recall why you did ...

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Intro to basic Emacs for statistics

Emacs

What I cannot build, I do not understand. — Richard Feynman

Why Emacs?

The long answer (though still far from complete)

Emacs provides the same editing commands available for each language you are using. This is a big advantage ...

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Intro to Emacs Speaks Statistics

Emacs Speaks Statistics (ESS)

ESS is a library (package) for Emacs which allows it to interact with a number of statistical packages including S+, R, SaS, SPSS and Stata. For the purpose of these notes. We will only deal with R. It allows the command history to be searchable and ...

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Intro to R with Emacs-Speaks-Statistics

Intro

A number of my colleagues need to analyze data and are learning a programming language for the first time. It does not need to be said, this is a very heavy lift and occurs in the presence of a wide diversity of well intentioned opinion. It also occurs in ...

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LSE recommends ending Drug Wars

My collaborator and friend Ernie Drucker was recently at the London School of Economics where he joined the expert panel on how to end the unproductive and wasteful drug wars. You can see his talk below.

The complete report is available here as a ...

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intro to r and ess

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I am trying to explain the ethos and social convention of FREE software. People have created software and they let you use it and modify it for free. Is only polite to extend them

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academic courtesy and cite them for their contribution. Also it makes sense because you point ...

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Emacs-IPython-Update

Update

On May 5, I gave a lightning talk at the Emacsnyc meetup on the state of the Emacs IPthon notebook. A big thank you to Eric from http://emacsnyc.org for his extraordinary linux vs audio-visual equipment efforts.

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CecilyMcMillan

The Judge would be wise to listen to a jury that understands the pointlessness of incarceration of the harmless. #MasssIncarceration #Justice4Cecily #NoMoreDrugWar

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Tubman Yortzight

"Most that I have done and suffered in the service of our cause has been in public, and I have received much encouragement at every step of the way. You, on the other hand, have labored in a private way. I have wrought in the day—you in the night ...

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