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Function of the day

Construct the path to a file from components in a platform-independent way.

Package of the day

This package implements a data structure similar to hashes in Perl and dictionaries in Python but with a purposefully R flavor. For objects of appreciable size, access using hashes outperforms native named lists and vectors.

Question of the day

On general request, a community wiki on producing latex tables in R. In this post I'll give an overview of the most commonly used packages and blogs with code for producing latex tables from less straight-forward objects. Please feel free to add any I missed, and/or give tips, hints and little tricks on how to produce nicely formatted latex tables with R.

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If you visit how-old.net and upload a photo of yourself, a maching learning algorithm (the 'How Old Robot') will indentify your gender and tell you how old you look. Here's how it did on a photo of me:
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Revolution R Open 8.0.3 is now available for download for Windows, OS X, Red Hat, Ubuntu and OpenSUSE.
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The following list of data sources has been modified as of 3/18/14. Most of the data sets listed below are free, however, some are not.