Technical Tutorials

Enabling Reproducible Research in a Collaborative and Secure Environment ➜

Reproducibility in science is becoming increasingly important. The rise of meta-analysis and systematic reviews such as the Cochrane Reviews and a number of recent studies ... Read more ➜

Beauty in Simplicity – Visualising Large-scale Genomic Data ➜

If you’ve spent any time looking into the visualisation of large-scale genomic data then you’ve probably encountered Circos, a visualisation tool developed for displaying and ... Read more ➜

Investigating Prescribing Data and Costs Using New Mini-apps and ggvis ➜

Following on from last week’s post where I introduced our new mini-apps capability, today I’m going to demonstrate how to create more advanced and interactive ... Read more ➜

Using XML within AnalytiXagility ➜

This post provides an introduction to the XML library contained within R. It takes us through the process of parsing XML documents, transforming data into ... Read more ➜

Calculating Age Standardised Incidence Rates ➜

Why Do We Need to Calculate Age Standardised Incidence Rates? When comparing incidence rates between different countries the distribution of the population needs to be taken ... Read more ➜

The Performance Gains of Using MADlib for In-Database Analytics ➜

If you are analysing a big data set you will likely hit the limits of in-memory analytics. Carrying out the same analysis in-database, can be ... Read more ➜