Conference

Spatial transcriptomics data analysis: theory and practice

by Eleftherios Zormpas, Dr Simon J. Cockell

2023-07-20

This book will guide you through the practical steps of the in-person tutorial IP2 for the ISMB/ECCB 2023 conference in Lyon named: Spatial transcriptomics data analysis: theory and practice. […] This book will guide you through the practical steps of the in-person tutorial IP2 for the ISMB/ECCB 2023 conference in Lyon named: “Spatial transcriptomics data analysis: theory and practice”. Recent technological advances have led to the application of RNA Sequencing in situ. This allows for whole-transcriptome characterisation, at approaching single-cell resolution, while retaining the spatial … Read more →

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Probabilistic Effects of a Play-In Tournament

by Joe Siwinski

2021-02-22

This is an analysis designed to view team playoff probability differences when a play-in tournament is put into place. […] In 2020, we saw the first ever NBA season that held a play-in tournament for the final 8th seed in both conferences. While the tournament was fun to watch, it made me think about the objective of this project: How does a play-in tournament effect the preseason playoff odds of teams? The code for this project can be found in my Github Repository at https://github.com/jsiwinski/Play-In-Tourney. In this bookdown, I will analyze the probabilistic effects of a play-in … Read more →

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The 3-Season Run That Immortalized Russell Westbrook and the Title “Walking Triple-Double”

by Quang Nguyen Data Science Capstone Spring 2020

2020-07-10

The 3-Season Run That Immortalized Russell Westbrook and the Title “Walking Triple-Double” […] The purpose of this project was to look at Russell Westbrook’s infamous last 3 seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder, where he averaged a triple-double in each of those years. We first looked at some notable triple-double box scores, before verifying the relationships between whether a triple-double is recorded and several categorical and quantitative variables. It turns out to be that game result, opponent’s conference, minutes played, and plus/minus are helpful predictors for triple-double, … Read more →

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Data Visualization in R

by Brooke Anderson

2019-03-28

Online booklet for conference workshop on data visualization with R, geared to those who have never used R. […] I have based this workshop on examples for you to try yourself, because you won’t be able to learn how to program unless you try it out. I’ve picked example data that I hope will be interesting to Navy and Marine Corp public health researchers and practitioners. You can download the slides from the workshop by clicking here. To try out these examples, you need some set-up: This section will walk you through each step. R is free and open-source software. You can download a copy for just … Read more →

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useR2016 Conference Videos

by Andrew Clark

2016-07-19
useR2016 Conference Videos

Chart, interactive table and a selection of videos from the useR2016 conference […] This acts as a repository for some of my favourite video talks from the recent useR2016 conference along with the ability to view any of the offerings via a clickable table. It is probably not the most effective of presentation but is a trial run for creating and deploying interactive books to bookdown.org Andrew Clark is an independent R developer based in North Vancouver He has for many years supplied statistical sports data on the web but with the interactive opportunities arising from the shiny framework … Read more →

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Self-Control in Cyberspace: Applying Dual Systems Theory to a Review of Digital Self-Control Tools

by Ulrik Lyngs, Kai Lukoff, Petr Slovak, Reuben Binns, Adam Slack, Michael Inzlicht, Max Van Kleek, Nigel Shadbolt

2024-02-29*

Self-Control in Cyberspace: Applying Dual Systems Theory to a Review of Digital Self-Control Tools […] Note: This is the author’s version of the work. The definitive Version of Record was published in CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019), May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland UK, doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300361. Smartphones and laptops give their users access to an astonishing range of tasks anywhere, anytime. While this provides innumerable benefits, a growing amount of public discussion and research attention focuses on a perhaps unexpected downside (Baumer … Read more →

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