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Recent Posts

There’s a little R function that I wrote and packaged up to generate a vector or data frame of words of a given length. I find it useful in a wide variety of contexts and thought other might too. To kick off my new blog, here’s a post about it. The function, n_letter_words, came about because I wanted to be able to generate row and column names for a large matrix - didn’t matter what they were, as long as they were unique.

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R packages

I am an R enthusiast and enjoy developing packages.

  • BradleyTerryScalable: An R package to fit the Bradley-Terry model to large and potentially sparse datasets. This package is in the final stages of development. It is currently available on GitHub, and will hopefully be on CRAN by the end of June. The development documentation is available here. I am very excited to be talking about it at useR!2017 soon.

  • EMK: A personal package, available on GitHub, to collect various functions I’ve written that I find useful in a number of settings (admittedly, currently just one function!).

Teaching

I am a teaching instructor for the following courses at the University of Warwick: