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Useful Softwares for Research

June 20, 2013
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Useful Softwares for Research

I took a session on ‘Useful software for research’ for the new batch of research scholars. I hope sharing the slides useful to other research students. The software suggestions were sorted based on my experience and colleagues’ experiences. The presentation … Continue reading → The post Useful Softwares for Research appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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Data visualisation talk: Presentation using reports package

March 22, 2013
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Data visualisation talk: Presentation using reports package

Why I used html5 for my today’s talk?   My last presentation was prepared using html5. This time I wanted  some innovation while making the slides.  I prepared  first few slides in Jessyink. Then I got to know that my friend … Continue reading → The post Data visualisation talk: Presentation using reports package appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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Fun with R graphics: A raptor and a cake

November 15, 2012
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Fun with R graphics: A raptor and a cake

R graphics are something I always  explore or experiment with.  Base graphics, ggplot2 are my favorites. On  other graphics packages, I haven’t used plotrix much. I am currently exploring grid package. Raptor First one is using ggplot2. (You could also … Continue reading → The post Fun with R graphics: A raptor and a cake appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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R Graphics with ggplot2

September 18, 2012
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R Graphics with ggplot2

ggplot2 is one of the most elegant R packages for data analysis and visualization.  Recently I gave a tutorial on ggplot2 package.  You could find my ggplot2 notes here (click the image below). You could find my presentation below. The … Continue reading → The post R Graphics with ggplot2 appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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A heuristic enhancement on an optimisation algorithm

August 6, 2012
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A heuristic enhancement  on an optimisation algorithm

Directly or indirectly we heavily use optimization in our life.  Resource or utility optimization is something we hear everyday.  Here I will discuss a standard optimization problem in statistics, maximum likelihood estimate. This blog is a small episode of my … Continue reading → The post A heuristic enhancement on an optimisation algorithm appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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Why Emacs is important to me? : ESS and org-mode

July 8, 2012
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I cannot believe that I lived without emacs!  Now I use emacs more than any application. The usage  of emacs is going to increase as the days go. A non-emacs user  may think that why an editor should get a … Continue reading → The post Why Emacs is important to me? : ESS and org-mode appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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ToastMaster Speech Series Part1 :The IceBreaker

March 6, 2010
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ToastMaster Speech Series Part1 :The IceBreaker

“Speech is power: Speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. ” Ralph Waldo Emerson. I always wanted to be a good speaker. Specifically wanted to be a good Lecturer/Professor. Some one like Robert Langdon or Indiana Jones. But I … Continue reading →The post ToastMaster Speech Series Part1 :The IceBreaker appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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Me, Newton and Statistics – Part1

October 26, 2008
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Me, Newton and Statistics – Part1

         We all want to become great, be it any field/ walk of life. Especially in our childhood. I was very interested in becoming a singer or painter. I had tried to become a singer. My library of … Continue reading →The post Me, Newton and Statistics – Part1 appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the NightTime

July 27, 2008
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Hi! This is Richie again after a long time, precisely after 1 year, 1 month and 27 days. During the last one year I had very less free time compare to the previous years. Weekends, I was watching so many … Continue reading → The post The Curious Incident of the Dog in the NightTime appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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Coramandal Express

May 31, 2007
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Coramandal Express

     I love Train Journeys. My first long train journey was a trip from Kottayam to Hyderabad. I went there for writing an Exam (SPMF). I was alone but not scared and even the pantry food felt very tasty !. … Continue reading →The post Coramandal Express appeared first on Fiddling with data and code.

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