Organizing multiple tables in R/knitr/LaTeX (Sweave) documents

When reporting results in automated documents using literate programming as implemented in R/knitr/LaTeX, arranging multiple floating objects (figures and tables) can quickly become a problem, because of LaTeX’s typesetting defaults which waste space or throw errors, because LaTeX cannot place the floats without violating the constraints, leading to too many floats in the buffer. Here…

DMML classics

Just to remind readers that the following textbooks on data mining and machine learning are classics and freely available. After downloading them to your ebook reader, they should be readable without soon tiring the eyes … Hastie, T., Tibshirani, R., & Friedman, J. (2013). The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction, Second…

Chrome | screencastify

Screencastify is a very elegant, easy use software to create screencasts (Desktop + webcam), which is nicely integrated into the CHROME browser as an extension and to Google Drive as storage. ¬†Screencasts are mostly tutorials on computer or software usage, but can be used for presentations in the broadest sense which combine screen and audio.…