Archive For June 18, 2013

Plotting dense data

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Handling high density data In genomics, it’s often the case that the amount of data will overwhelm your screen or printer. What is one to do when trying to image a million data points? Here are a few simple recommendations I can make in R, followed by some more sophisticated strategies. Change your printing character…

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Advice for learning R

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There are no easy ways to learn R except by Typing examples in yourself! It makes a difference (muscle memory, syntax) Persisting! Iterating! There is a steep learning curve for learning R, but with a few commands it can become very useful very quickly. Also, keep trying things out – you will not break your…

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Y.A.B.B.

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I forget a lot of things, so this is basically a reminder to myself of useful R/Bioconductor and bioinformatics code and ideas. But maybe this will be useful to someone else along the line. I deal mostly with genomic data analysis and my tools of choice are R/Bioconductor, Perl and C.

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