Category Archives: Data Analysis

update semTable 1.4 works with formative construct models

The new test version of semTable works on at least one example of a formative construct model. Of course, only time will tell what other features are broken by these changes, so test early, test often. To avail yourselves, try … Continue reading

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New landing page for CRMDA guides

Thanks to the hard work of our staff, we have a new landing page for the CRMDA guide documents. Please feast your eyes on this page https://crmda.ku.edu/guides Which has been extensively vetted and inspected by a highly motivated series of … Continue reading

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R 3.5.1 and packages on cluster

In the KU HPC cluster, we now have a module for R-3.5.1 and there is a CRMDA module, Rstats, that will link together R with the collection of packages I maintain. The list of packages that were installed today is … Continue reading

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ACF Cluster changing to SLURM queue manager November 7

In case you did not hear yet, the current scheduler, which was implemented February 2017, is being replaced by SLURM, on November 8. There will be a cluster shutdown Nov. 6- Nov 7 and after that the submission scripts that … Continue reading

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R Package Updates: Celebrating Independence Day

We had a couple of new package requests. I'm taking the occasion, as we approach the holiday celebrating American independence, to update the other R packages. There are still complications building newer rstan, I log in every month or so … Continue reading

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GRA positions open beginning Summer, 2018

We have 2 GRA positions for 2018-2019 available now. Please consider applying: http://crmda.ku.edu/gra

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stationery package for R in testing

The R package "stationery" offers themes and templates for 8 document types. It offers working examples of documents that use R markdown and LaTeX/Sweave and LaTeX/knitr to prepare guides, slides, and reports. The 8 document types are HTML webpages prepared … Continue reading

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Using too many files in your cluster account? What to do!

After the cluster restart yesterday, I got this message indicating I'm over the limit on the number of files allowed in a home account. Previously I was allowed 100,000, now it appears that is lowered to 85,000. Oh, well. The … Continue reading

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New update of kutils package for R available

I have uploaded kutils-1.31 on KRAN. To try it, fix your repositories like so: CRAN <- "http://rweb.crmda.ku.edu/cran" KRAN <- "http://rweb.crmda.ku.edu/kran" options(repos = c(KRAN, CRAN)) If you have kutils already, then fire away with an update: update.packages(ask = FALSE, checkBuilt = … Continue reading

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kutils package update: more powerful SEM table maker

I have uploaded kutils-1.25, a beta testing version on KRAN. If your computer is not set to automatically pull updates from KRAN already, run this: CRAN <- "http://rweb.crmda.ku.edu/cran" KRAN <- "http://rweb.crmda.ku.edu/kran" options(repos = c(KRAN, CRAN)) update.packages(ask = FALSE, checkBuilt = … Continue reading

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