Draft beginners R course

As a follow up to today’s post on Lyx I have produced two presentations for a beginners course using Lyx/Beamer/Sweave. I developed a very simple working protocol for making Beamer presentations with sweave. Once everything is set up it is simple and productive. I use the standard beamer commands for any slide without R code.…

Lyx and Sweave: Worth climbing the learning curve?

One of the interesting elements of using Linux is the demystification of many *nix concepts that you might have come into contact previously in a lateral manner. One of these is Latex. Any R user in Windows quickly becomes aware that Latex exists. However Latex is fundamentally a *nix thing. It has even been claimed…