How People Learn II Learners, Contexts, and Cultures
The second report from the National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine, sumamarizing research into how people learn. Definitely going to be handy going ahead...
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Do more with R: drag-and-drop ggplot
Drag-and-drop interface for ggplot2 in Rstudio. Definitely worth digging further in to!
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Canadian Hydrographic Service Non-Navigational (NONNA-100) Bathymetric Data
Bathymetric data for all of Canada at 100 m spatial resolution (not sure about depth resolution yet).
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I might actually have to write this up as a paper at some point... as far as I can tell it's not yet been…
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This should give similar CIs to the delta method in cases when a linear logi…
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I was inspired by 's great stats tutorials at , and by the number o…
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From the bottom of the heap
I was inspired by 's great stats tutorials at , and by the number o…
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I have a new help policy: if I'm asked a hard question at least twice, I'm going to turn it into an online…
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bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown
RT : Seriously considering writing my book with aka R

Does anyone have any t…
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RT : Seriously considering writing my book with aka R

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We've been writing a paper in Rmarkdown and I love it; so refreshing to mix code w/ writ…
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True; for 2800 data points, that is a pretty small number of outliers…
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Third, you might want to think about using something like the student…
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Second, given the high degree of concurvity between your predictors,…
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Given the description, I'd have a couple suggestions.

First: I'd us…
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Working Offline in Overleaf v2 - Help and FAQs - Overleaf
They're supposed to reintroduce the separate git repo () but I don't…
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They're supposed to reintroduce the separate git repo () but I don't…
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...and obviously I mean **Wiener** process here. Which is a good…
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Although in this case, I was talking about the continuous time au…
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I think we do agree, although we're starting to hit the hard limi…
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Although there's no need to assume differentiable basis functions…
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You could obtain that in this case by setting k= # of distinct da…
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Although part of it is also the k=3 versus the default (k=10) tha…
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Great post! Ah, the fun of topological poles. Now I wonder how easy it'd be to recreate t…
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I love this! You can also really see the effect of switching fr…
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That makes sense... Everything starts to look Poisson (or eve…
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Hard to advise without seeing what the residuals look like... Although I gene…
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This would be so frustrating. Also, how is "incremental progress" a bad thing deserving rejection? All good science…
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I know the feeling... I keep forgetting about, then delightfully rediscovering the starts_with(), ends_…
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Found on the way to work this morning: a rose gall! Looks like a flower, but actually there'll be a bunch of wasp e…
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Glad you're enjoying! Papers do better with a really long simmer, right? :)
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This is also a great example of Simpon's paradox ():
A higher % of Republicans…
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Simpson's paradox - Wikipedia
This is also a great example of Simpon's paradox ():
A higher % of Republicans…
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That is an amazing amount of fish! Also: we should chat fish stats at some…
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For those of you there: don't miss 's PhD Excellence in…
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Are walleye being driven down by competition/predation from warm water fish? Hopefully we'll find out! This is a gr…
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This is gut-wrenching to hear. As a poor student, the bus was literally the only way I had of seeing my family for…
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Anders Nielsen just gave a great talk to end population dynamics section, on how to check fisheries state…
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july 2018
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I'd be happy to be added to the pool if you're still looking. My organism focus is…
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june 2018
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Thanks for the invite! I might not be able to make a lab visit, though; I'll be…
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Here, scaled_biotic etc. are all data frames of predictors whose coefficients I want to penalize…
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may 2018
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Gavin, you're a genius; this works perfectly! I hadn't realized you can pass individual terms i…
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Things I just learned from Rue and Held: "what you're looking for a is a Kronecker product!". Th…
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may 2018
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Now I'll have to think carefully about how to set this up, as I actually want to work with the t…
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may 2018
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I've tried a list of penalties. I was thinking a block-diagonal penalty might work with levels for both terms.... N…
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may 2018
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Hi fellow GAM folks. Do either of you know how to create a mrf x mrf tensor product? I can't fig…
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may 2018
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True. I have noticed colinearity issues even when using fs smooths, but it shouldn't be…
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may 2018
R: Penalized thin plate regression splines in GAMs

This also affects the dimension of the null space; m=1 has no n…
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This also affects the dimension of the null space; m=1 has no n…
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Default smoother for s() is a thin plate spline (rather than a bs spline). Here m corre…
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may 2018
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It may be a case of overfitting, ya. This type of model is sometimes subject to odd col…
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may 2018
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Average coefficients should work as well as predictions for a linear model though, right? For an…
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may 2018
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april 2018
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At the 2018 Oceans Research in Canada Alliance meeting. working on trying to improve research in Canada!…
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april 2018
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You may have tagged the wrong Eric J Pedersen ☺. Although it looks like an interestin…
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april 2018
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Simon Wood also has quite a few talks up on his website (…
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april 2018
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However, after playing around with a lot of simulations I've found that you s…
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april 2018
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In theory, it shouldn't suffer colinearity problems for the same reason that…
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april 2018
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Final thought (otherwise I'll have to start tweet-storming this): if you don'…
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april 2018
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Also: when fitting models w/ both a main effect and a group level term (e.g.…
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april 2018
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?mgcv::smooth.construct.fs.smooth.spec has some details/caveats about specify…
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you still specify it in the first term; y ~ s(time) + s(time, id, bs = "fs")…
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april 2018
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I'm currently a little skeptical of using AIC to distinguish between s(time) + s(time,…
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If you have a large # of id's, it can still make sense to use gamm4 even when…
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