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Blog posts

A collection of links to blog posts I've written for Washington State University's R Working Group.

A quick-start guide to the `caret` R package

Background The caret R package has been a staple of machine learning (ML) methods in R for a long time. The name caret stands for “Classification and Regression Training” according to the authors.

Examples of using regular expressions in R

In this post I’ll be walking through some basic examples of regex, or regular expressions, and also providing a couple real-world examples. To quote Hadley Wickham and Garrett Grolemund (2017), regex is a “language that allow[s] you to describe patterns in strings.