This is a group of R enthusiasts living in the Greater Houston area.
R is an open source statistical platform used in a wide range of academic, hobbyist, and professional applications. This group exists to promote R's use in the Houston area, as well as to provide a forum to exchange tips, tricks, ideas, and code.
People of all experience levels with R, from novice to expert are welcome. We have members who are just starting out with R as well as several that have contributed packages and code to the R project.
Welcome to the Houston R Users Group!
March 7 · 6:30 PM
Advanced ggplot Roundtable Discussion
Following up on Amanda's "Intro to ggplot2" from last month, we will have a roundtable discussion from some of the members of the group on advanced aspects of ggplot. ... Learn more
February 7 · 6:30 PM
Intro To ggplot2
Amanda will lead a discussion and hands-on plotting with ggplot2, the standard in plotting with R. We'll study the philosophy and history of the library, and work... Learn more
January 3 · 7:00 PM
Exploring PCA and MDS, reducing (data) dimensions
We will discuss, using PCA (principal component analysis) and MDS (multidimension scaling) as a tool for data exploration and analysis. Both methods attempt to reduce... Learn more
Dec 6, 2016 · 6:30 PM
An Introduction to Stan and RStan
Stan is a powerful new tool for high-performance Bayesian Analysis. In this talk, we provide a hands-on introduction to Bayesian modeling using Stan.
Topics covered... Learn more
Nov 12, 2016 · 12:00 PM
Intro to R workshop
Let's get you doing cool things with R and RStudio. This workshop has you covered from 0 to 60 mph.
* Reading data into R
* Graphing data with R
* Basic... Learn more