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useR! 2014 is underway with 16 tutorials

The annual worldwide user conference useR! 2014 is underway at UCLA, beginning with a full day of tutorials. This year's useR! conference is a record-breaker with more than 700 attendees, so most of the tutorial sessions have been jam-packed. The tutorials cover a diverse array of R applications: data management, visualization, statistics and biostatistics, programming, and interactive applications. Follow the links below for more details about the packages and methods covered — some authors have already provided slides for their tutorials (and those that haven't probably will soon).  Applied Predictive Modeling in R, Max Kuhn Interactive graphics with ggvis, Winston Chang Dynamic Documents with R and knitr, Yihui Xie C++ and Rcpp11 for beginners, Romain Francois Managing Data with R, Bob Muenchen Introduction to data.table, Matt Dowle Applied Spatial Data Analysis with R, Virgilio Gomez Rubio Bioconductor, Martin Morgan Data manipulation with dplyr, Hadley Wickham Interactive data display with Shiny and R, Garrett Grolemund Programming with Big Data in R, Drew Schmidt Graphical Models and Bayesian Networks with R, Søren Højsgaard Nonlinear parameter optimization and modeling in R [slides], John Nash An Example-Driven Hands-on Introduction to Rcpp, Dirk Eddelbuettel Interactive Documents with R, Ramnath Vaidyanathan Simulating differential equation models in R, Thomas Petzoldt useR! 2014: Tutorials

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