the authoritative source for evaluating educational achievement across nations, the program(me) for international student assessment ranks the math, science, and reading skills of 15-year-olds in more than sixty countries. coordinated by the...
Recently, I was looking at some published research, and I became concerned that it looked strange. Firstly, it had results wildly different to other similar studies, and more exciting / publishable ones.
R is a free software programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The R language is widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistical software and data analysis. Polls and surveys of data miners are showing R's popularity has increased substantially in recent years.
This week we released a new package on CRAN: jsonlite. This package is a fork of RJSONIO by Duncan Temple Lang and builds on the same parser, but uses a different mapping between R objects and JSON data.
I have gotten several requests for the R syntax I used to analyze the ranked-choice voting data and create the animated GIF. Rather than just posting the syntax, I thought I might write a detailed post describing the process.