R User Group of Milano (Italy)

About us

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014

MilanoR is a users group dedicated to bringing together area practitioners of the popular open sourceĀ R statistics languageĀ to exchange knowledge, learn and share tricks and...

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R blog

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015

In the R environment, different packages to draw maps are available. I lost the count by now; surely, sp and ggmap deserve consideration. Despite the great availability of R...

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Courses

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014

R for Developers Milano - October 16 and 17, 2014 Course description This two-day course provides an overview of several advanced R topics, such as: R environments, object oriented...

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Meetings

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015

The last MilanoR meeting will be held on December 18, 2014. More than 35 R-enthusiasts join the meeting. Please leave your contribution: what you seek in this crazy community?...

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Recent Posts

Building a choropleth map of Italy using mapIT

In the R environment, different packages to draw maps are available. I lost the count by now; surely, sp and ggmap deserve consideration. Despite the great availability of R functions dedicated to this topic, in the past, when I needed to draw a very basic map of Italy with regions marked with different colours (namely a choropleth map), I had a bit of...

MilanoR meeting: download presentations

The last MilanoR meeting will be held on December 18, 2014. More than 35 R-enthusiasts join the meeting. Please leave your contribution: what you seek in this crazy community? Welcome Presentation by Nicola Sturaro Consultant at Quantide Shine your Rdata: multi-source approach in media analysis for telco industry by Giorgio Suighi (Head Of Analytics), Carlo...

The R user point-of-view about "Statistics Without the Agonizing Pain"

Contrary to general expectations, or at least to my expectations, the logical and analytical concepts behind statistics are rather difficult to understand by engineers. In general, despite their heavy background in maths and their above average fluency with computer programming, there seems to be a broken bridge with the statistical world and often they prefer...