How Wet Is It This Year? A History of Santa Cruz Water Years.
Draft of article about Santa Cruz water years created for the Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewards.
GEDmatch Multiple Match Analysis
This is an analysis of the matches between GEDmatch kits YX8532528, A627562, A781825, A389959, and M101606 and how those matches relate to the genealogical connections.
MCV vs. MPV Correlation
Look at the relationship of MCV and MPV blood test values. Primarily uses NHANES III data, but also provides a paper reference.
NHANES III Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW) Investigation
Investigation of using RDW as a biomarker.
Proposed Application of Revici’s Potassium Analysis: Part I, The Theory
Article on Revici Potassium for Lynne August's Dr. Revici newsletter.
Selenium and Prostate Cancer
Revisiting the discussion in the PH207x Health in Numbers week 8 literature critique of selenium supplementation studies. This is of special interest because of the Feb. 2014 media coverage emphasizing the negative consequences of selenium. See http://www.cancer.gov/newscenter/qa/2008/selectqa This media flurry was a reaction to the publication of Baseline Selenium Status and Effects of Selenium and Vitamin E Supplementation on Prostate Cancer Risk (A. R. Kristal et al. 2014)
NORTA Algorithm Examples
Based on http://blog.ouseful.info/2014/12/17/sketching-scatterplots-to-demonstrate-different-correlations/
See http://learnche.mcmaster.ca/rsm/ and https://class.coursera.org/experiments-001
NFL Database in R
Example of using the NFL database in R. See https://github.com/BurntSushi/nfldb https://github.com/BurntSushi/nflgame These scrape NFL data using Python.
Peer Assessment 2 project for Coursera Reproducible Research class.
Statistical Learning Chapter 7 examples
Example with ch7.Rmd