R-programming

Guide for setting up your Mac OS to write technical papers

My daughter is starting college this week. We bought her a Mac Book Air. This page is dedicated to first-year college students. Starting college (or graduate school) means doing a lot of homework, writing papers, citing your sources, and conducting calculations or technical analyses.

Program theory is for the DAGs! (Part 2)

In Part 1 we introduced directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) [1] as a better way to represent program theory [2]. A DAG is a Bayesian network where each directed arrow represents a causal link, not merely a probabilistic dependency [3].

epitools: R tools for public health epidemiologists

Several years ago I (TJA) developed the ‘epitools’ R package for epidemiologic data and graphics. My goal was to have a practical package for practicing epidemiologists at local and state health departments.