Playing with GUIs in R with RGtk2

Sometimes when we create some nice functions which we want to show other people who don’t know R we can do two things. We can teach them R what is not easy task which also takes time or we can

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Text mining in R – Automatic categorization of Wikipedia articles

Text mining is currently a live issue in data analysis. Enoromus text data resourses on the Internet made it an important component of Big Data world. The potential of information hidden in the words is the reason why I find

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ICU Unicode text transforms in the R package stringi

The ICU (International Components for Unicode) library provides very powerful and flexible ways to apply various Unicode text transforms. These include: Full (language-specific) case mappings, Unicode normalization, Text transliteration (e.g. script-to-script conversion). All of these are available to R programmers/users

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Counting the number of words in a LaTeX file with stringi

In my recent post I promised to present the most interesting features of the stringi package in more detail. Here's one of such jolly features. Many LaTeX users may find it very useful. Loading a text file with encoding auto-detection

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(String/text processing)++: stringi 0.2-3 released

A new release of the stringi package is available on CRAN (please wait a few days for Windows and OS X binary builds). stringi is a package providing (but definitely not limiting to) replacements for nearly all the character string

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ShareLaTeX now supports knitr

ShareLaTeX (click here to register a free account) is a wonderful and reliable on-line editor for writing and compiling LaTeX documents “in the cloud” as well as working together in real-time (imagine Google Docs supporting LaTeX => you get ShareLaTeX).

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FuzzyNumbers_0.3-3 released

A new release of the FuzzyNumbers package for R is now available on CRAN. The package provides S4 classes and methods to deal with Fuzzy Numbers that allow for computations of arithmetic operations, approximation by trapezoidal and piecewise linear FNs,

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stringi 0.1-11 available for testing

We have prepared binary builds of the latest version of our stringi processing package (Windows i386/x86_64 for R 2.15.X and 3.0.X and OS X x86_64 for R 3.0.X). The are – together with the source package – available with the

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stringi_0.1-9 now available for testing

stringi is THE R package for correct, fast, and simple string processing in each locale and native charset. Another alpha release (for testing purposes) can be automatically downloaded by calling in R: source(‘http://static.rexamine.com/packages/stringi_install.R’) The auto-installer gives access to a Windows

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stringi-0.1 **alpha release**

The stringi package has been successfully built on Windows/i386 and Windows/x64. Today’s patches give high possibility that the package will smoothly go through CRAN checks & Win/compile process. Version 0.1-6 includes an automatic installer for our ICU4C lib build for

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