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Converting to blogdown

April 30, 2017
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Converting to blogdown

This website has gone through several major updates over the years. It began in 1993 as some handcrafted html files, transitioned to Joomla and later to Wordpress. Then it slowly grew into a collection of ten connected Wordpress installations that beca...

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Converting to blogdown

April 30, 2017
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Converting to blogdown

This website has gone through several major updates over the years. It began in 1993 as some handcrafted html files, transitioned to Joomla and later to Wordpress. Then it slowly grew into a collection of ten connected Wordpress installations that beca...

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Grouped functional time series forecasting: an application to age-specific mortality rates

April 25, 2017
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Grouped functional time series forecasting: an application to age-specific mortality rates

Age-specific mortality rates are often disaggregated by different attributes, such as sex, state and ethnicity. Forecasting age-specific mortality rates at the national and sub-national levels plays an important role in developing social policy. Howeve...

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Grouped functional time series forecasting: an application to age-specific mortality rates

April 25, 2017
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Grouped functional time series forecasting: an application to age-specific mortality rates

Age-specific mortality rates are often disaggregated by different attributes, such as sex, state and ethnicity. Forecasting age-specific mortality rates at the national and sub-national levels plays an important role in developing social policy. Howeve...

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Follow-up Forecasting Forum

April 18, 2017
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Follow-up Forecasting Forum

Follow up to my October 2016 3-day workshop in Eindhoven, Netherlands

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Software for honours students

April 4, 2017
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Software for honours students

I spoke to our new crop of honours students this morning. Here are my slides, example files and links. Managing References Mendeley Zotero Paperpile Data analysis and computation Download R Download Rstudio Online R tutorial R packages for ...

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Software for honours students

April 4, 2017
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Software for honours students

I spoke to our new crop of honours students this morning. Here are my slides, example files and links.   Managing References Mendeley Zotero Paperpile Data analysis and computation Download R Download Rstudio Online R tutorial R packages for time series R packages for econometrics R packages for finance Writing your thesis LaTeX Windows: Download MikTeX […]

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Software for honours students

April 4, 2017
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Software for honours students

I spoke to our new crop of honours students this morning. Here are my slides, example files and links. Managing References Mendeley Zotero Paperpile Data analysis and computation Download R Download Rstudio Online R tutorial R packages for ...

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Monash Rmarkdown templates on github

March 30, 2017
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Monash Rmarkdown templates on github

My Rmarkdown templates for staff and students in my department are now available as github repositories. MonashThesis: For PhD theses. MonashBeamer: For beamer slides. MonashWP: For working papers. Feel free to fork and adapt to your own purposes.

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Academic phishing

March 18, 2017
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Academic phishing

Invitations to write for bogus journals and speak at bogus conferences keep rolling in. Here is one I received today. Dear Dr. Rob J. Hyndman, It is our great pleasure to welcome you to join in Part 2: Knowledge Economy Symposium of GCKE-2017, which will be held in Qingdao, China during September 19-21, 2017. And […]

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