Using R instead of Excel for analyzing recovery room data

Date Tags R / Excel

In my spreadsheet modeling class this semester, I gave an assignment that involved doing some basic pivot tables and histograms for a dataset containing (fake) patient records from a post-anethesia care unit (PACU). It's the place you go after having surgery until you recover sufficiently to either go home ...

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pandoc - a swiss army knife markup format converter

In creating a few R and Python tutorials, I really came to like writing in the markdown language. Markdown is plain text, easy on the eyes, and simple. Even better, both R Studio and IPython Notebooks let you use markdown to create interactive notebook like things containing text and runnable ...

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"Infolytics" should be a word

Ever since my days as an industrial and operations engineering student I've been messing around with data, mathematical models and information technology. I have equally fond memories of learning stochastic processes, Bayesian statistics, C, and dBase III+. In the 1990's while working as a "management engineer" and "operations ...

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