Tag: tidydata

Tidy Missing Data Handling

Tidy Missing Data Handling

A recent open access paper by Nicholas Tierney and Dianne Cook -- professors at Monash University -- deals with simpler handling, exploring, and imputation of missing values in data.They present new methodology building upon tidy data principles, with a goal to integrating missing value handling as an integral part of data analysis workflows. New data structures are … Continue reading Tidy Missing Data Handling

Simple Correlation Analysis in R using Tidyverse Principles

Simple Correlation Analysis in R using Tidyverse Principles

R's standard correlation functionality (base::cor) seems very impractical to the new programmer: it returns a matrix and has some pretty shitty defaults it seems. Simon Jackson thought the same so he wrote a tidyverse-compatible new package: corrr! Simon wrote some practical R code that has helped me out greatly before (e.g., color palette's), but this new package is … Continue reading Simple Correlation Analysis in R using Tidyverse Principles

Harry Plotter: Part 2 – Hogwarts Houses and their Stereotypes

Harry Plotter: Part 2 – Hogwarts Houses and their Stereotypes

Two weeks ago, I started the Harry Plotter project to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book. I could not have imagined that the first blog would be so well received. It reached over 4000 views in a matter of days thanks to the lovely people in the data science and #rstats community that were kind enough to share it … Continue reading Harry Plotter: Part 2 – Hogwarts Houses and their Stereotypes

R resources (free courses, books, tutorials, & cheat sheets)

R resources (free courses, books, tutorials, & cheat sheets)

Help yourself to these free books, tutorials, packages, cheat sheets, and many more materials for R programming. There's a separate overview for handy R programming tricks. If you have additions, please comment below or contact me! LAST UPDATED: 2020-02-16 Table of Contents (clickable) BeginnerAdvancedCheat sheetsData manipulationData visualizationDashboards & ShinyMarkdownDatabase connectionsMachine learningText miningGeospatial analysisBioinformaticsR IDEsSoftware & … Continue reading R resources (free courses, books, tutorials, & cheat sheets)