data viz

eRum lightning talk speaker

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This week, the European R Users Meeting (ERUM) is happening. It’s a biennial conference that brings the R User Community together and this year it would be held in Milan. I am excited to give a lightning talk about “Reproducible Data Visualization with CanvasXpress”!

machine learning

Linear Regression with R

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  You might have heard about linear regression and machine learning before. Basically linear regression is a simple statistics problem.  But what are the different types of linear regression and how to implement these in R? Introduction to Linear Regression Linear regression is an algorithm […]

web development

REST API with R

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REST APIs are everywhere around us. Software engineers use them to develop backend logic, and data scientists use them to deploy machine learning models. In this blog you’ll learn how to make a REST API with R and the plumber package. Introduction to REST APIs […]

data viz

Praetorian Covid flexdashboard

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Praetorian Covid is a clinical trial that is executed in the fight against covid-19. As you probably heard, there are many trials going on at this moment. On this clinical trials website you can find them. Praetorian Covid is executed by the Radboud University of […]

data viz

Corona-virus dashboard

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There is still quite some uncertainty about the corona-virus (Covid-19). Will it cause a pandemic? How deadly is it? Does it spread to other people easily? What is the length of the incubation period? It has already killed more people than SARS did. To answer […]

data analysis

Interactive Gene Explorer

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Since almost 2 years I am working for a global Bio pharmaceutical company. Together with researchers, I am working on applications to analyze (sometimes big) data to find medicines for patients with serious and life-threatening diseases. As you can imagine, the work is confidential and […]

data viz

Periscope Applications

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In one of my last blog posts I talked about Periscope which is a new R package to assist with creating shiny applications. We have been improving the package lately with a couple of items like support for row names in the DataTable module and a […]