Fwd: Revolution, next meeting

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Madelaine Gogol

Dec 1, 2011, 10:20:35 PM12/1/11
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From: "Prue, Robert E." <pr...@umkc.edu>
Date: December 1, 2011 8:02:22 PM CST
To: Madelaine Gogol <made...@gmail.com>
Subject: RE: Revolution, next meeting

Hi Madelaine,
Yes we are on.  The room number is #229 and the building is located at  5030 Cherry ST.   There are a couple of disability parking spots behind the building if anyone needs that.  There will also be parking along Cherry street between Volker and 50th St., and on Cherry Street on south bound side of street between 53rd and the new Student Union.  But the best bet is to park behind the administration building at 5115 Oak, enter the parking lot on the south side of the admin building.

If you enter the building at the Southeast Corner, that is the 2nd floor and room #229 is immediately to the left after you clear the stairwell.

See you Saturday.  I'll put on a pot of coffee.   Plus I'll have a laptop available with R and RevolutionR installed on it.


-----Original Message-----
From: Madelaine Gogol [mailto:made...@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2011 7:35 PM
To: Kansas City R Users Group
Cc: Prue, Robert E.
Subject: Re: Revolution, next meeting

R user group this saturday! Second floor of Cherry Hall at UMKC at 2pm (Can we get a room number, Bob?). There is a projector. Free parking is available behind the administrative center on oak (5115 oak).

I will talk about text mining using the tm package and Steve will talk about creating models within a loop. And anybody else can feel free to bring along anything interesting they've come across.

I'll bring my big box of R monkeys and t-shirts (stocking stuffers?) and some R cookies.


On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 9:43 AM, Madelaine Gogol <made...@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi Everyone,

The next KC R user group meeting is 2 weeks from tomorrow... Saturday,
December 3rd at 2pm.

We're going to try having it in a conference room on the second floor
of Cherry Hall at UMKC (5030 Cherry St Kansas City, MO). Parking is
available just behind the Administration building off of Oak. Here's a
google map.

(Thanks, Bob!)

So far we have two people signed up to present a short topic:
Me on the text mining package
Steve on creating models inside a loop

I think it would be fun to get a few more people to show a little

Happy Thanksgiving!

On Oct 20, 8:23 pm, Madelaine Gogol <madela...@gmail.com> wrote:
Sounds good to me, Steve.

Anyone else have a short show and tell topic? Let's do lightning
talks. I'd like to get a few more people lined up. Anything you found
useful lately, or a package you always wanted to try?

I have quite a few R monkeys (and t-shirts and stickers) now.

Bob says we can use a conference room at UMKC, so I'll be sending out
more information on that later.


On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 2:09 PM, Steve Simon, P.Mean Consulting <

n...@pmean.com> wrote:
I have difficulty with Saturday meetings, but I should be able to
attend in December. I have a page about inserting a sequence of
variable names into a model
that I could talk about if you like. I need to expand the page a
bit but the general concept is that if you need to create a series
of models inside a loop, it is tricky to do so. You have to convert
string vectors into object lists or formulas and the functions to do this are rather bizarre.

Steve Simon, n...@pmean.com, Standard Disclaimer.
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On 10/6/2011 9:23 PM, Madelaine Gogol wrote:


We are getting 100 $ from Revolution Analytics. Also more
t-shirts, etc. We should discuss how to use the money. They
suggest signing up for meetup.com <http://meetup.com>, but it's
actually 12$ a month. I'd

personally be in favor of keeping R group free. Maybe we could
just get some food sometime.

Also, anyone have anything they'd like to share next meeting
(December 3rd)? We could do a few shorter talks if a few people
have a little something to show. I could show a little bit from
the tm (text mining) package.

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