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forcats 1.0.0

We’re so happy to announce the release of forcats 1.0.0. The goal of the forcats package is to provide a suite of tools that solve common problems with factors, including...continue reading.

An R function to compute Tumor Mutational Burden (TMB)

Tumor mutational (or mutation) burden, TMB, is considered a useful estimation of tumor neoantigenic load (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6336005/) and a biomarker of sensitivity to immune checkpoint inhibitors (https://genomemedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13073-017-0424-2). Computing TMB is relatively...continue reading.

latest math stats exam

As I finished grading our undergrad math stats exam (in Paris Dauphine) over the weekend, which was very straightforward this year, the more because most questions had already been asked...continue reading.

Updating Style Guide

After much deliberation, I have updated my personal R code style guide to no longer mandate functions begin with uppercase letters. While I still feel there is value in being...continue reading.

tidyr 1.3.0

We’re pleased to announce the release of tidyr 1.3.0. tidyr provides a set of tools for transforming data frames to and from tidy data, where each variable is a column...continue reading.