16 Oct 2019
As I’ve spent time learning about different approaches to working with
data, I’ve seen several subtle, but important, differences in how to do
things. This very short post is presenting how one can perform
vectorized “if else” functions in
R. The idea of “if else” basically is:
11 Oct 2019
This short post is looking at data joins for both
data.table. There are a lot of moving parts when assessing these things, so the results here are just for this situation. It may differ in others. However, the results here are quite instructive.
06 Oct 2019
As of late, I have used the
data.table package to do some of my data
wrangling. It has been a fun adventure (the nerd type of fun). This was
made more meaningful with the renewed development of the
package by Hadley Wickham and co. I introduce some of the different
04 Oct 2019
I posted a new preprint named “List-columns in data.table: Nesting and unnesting data tables and vectors” in PsyArXiv. It can be downloaded here. It has been submitted to the R Journal (Oct 2019) so updates to the manuscript may follow some feedback.
20 Aug 2019
I posted a new preprint named “Six Reasons to Consider Using R in Psychological Research” in PsyArXiv. It can be downloaded here.
31 Jul 2019
I get a lot of questions about how to investigate missing values in a
data set. So I’m putting this short post together to help me better
explain how to handle it.