Feature Selection using Genetic Algorithms in R

Feature Selection using Genetic Algorithms in R

Share Tweet This is a post about feature selection using genetic algorithms in R, in which we will do a quick review about: What are genetic algorithms? GA in ML? What does a solution look like? GA process and its operators The fitness function Genet...

colorspace: New Tools for Colors and Palettes

colorspace: New Tools for Colors and Palettes

Share Tweet A major update (version 1.4.0) of the R package colorspace has been released to CRAN, enhancing many of the package’s capabilities, e.g., more refined palettes, named palettes, ggplot2 color scales, visualizations for assessing palettes,...

RcppArmadillo 0.9.200.7.0

RcppArmadillo 0.9.200.7.0

Share Tweet A new RcppArmadillo bugfix release arrived at CRAN today. The version 0.9.200.7.0 is another minor bugfix release, and based on the new Armadillo bugfix release 9.200.7 from earlier this week. I also just uploaded the Debian version, and...

Neural Text Modelling with R package ruimtehol

Neural Text Modelling with R package ruimtehol

Share Tweet Last week the R package ruimtehol was released on CRAN (https://github.com/bnosac/ruimtehol) allowing R users to easily build and apply neural embedding models on text data. It wraps the ‘StarSpace’ library ">https://github.com/facebookre...

Travis CI for R — Advanced guide

Travis CI for R — Advanced guide

Share Tweet Travis CI for R — Advanced guide Continuous integration for building an R project in Travis CI including code coverage, pkgdown documentation, osx and multiple R-Versions Photo by Guilherme Cunha on  Unsplash Travis CI is a common tool to...

Using DataCamp reduces anxiety about learning R!

Using DataCamp reduces anxiety about learning R!

Share Tweet I used DataCamp‘s excellent Introduction to R as Essential Prior Independent Study and found it made people a bit less worried about a term of R! I have a lot of fun teaching first year biology undergraduates but there are a few challenge...