It's hard to imagine that you would be reading this blog if you don't know me, but just in
case, I'm blind as a post. And I'm getting older. This presents me with something of a problem
when it comes to the scientific literature, which will ...
As I write this, I'm sitting on a US Airways A320 en route to
to San Diego to attend the Plant and Animal Genome XX11 meetings.
I've only attended once before, and I'm still trying to get a feel
for the whole thing. As an animal breeder ...
A colleague of mine recently asked me the question, what are you
reading these days? Since several interesting papers have popped up in
the last week or so, I thought I'd list some of them here, in no
particular order. None of them are self-cites, I promise.
In "Learning R",
data scientist and statistical consultant Richie Cotton provides an
introduction to the R system for
statistical computing organized around a typical workflow for data
analysis. I've used R casually for a few years, but as a self-taught
user I hoped that "Learning R" would fill in ...