Posts tagged 'tutorial'

Implementing graphic design principles in Python’s matplotlib

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Tired of ugly 2d histograms and bar charts in matplotlib? Read about good chart design but not really sure how to implement it? Check out my talk/tutorial on implementing graphic design principles in Python’s matplotlib! I gave this talk on April 10th 2013 to UCSD’s Scientific …

How to set Helvetica as the default sans-serif font in Matplotlib

If you’re a typography junkie like me, you’re probably sick of seeing Bitstream Vera Sans as the typesetting font for Python‘s plotting library, Matplotlib.

Just look at it:

So ugly, I know.

While Helvetica is a controversial font, it is simple, clean, and undisputedly easy to read …

How to use Google’s internet caching to your advantage

You’ve run into this problem: you search for something on the supposedly all-powerful Google search, click the link, but it’s dead. Nothing’s there. Not even a speck of information.

But Google said there was!

I ran into this exact problem for an assignment this week. We were …

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R Tutorial in Logistic Regression

Recently I read a paper that used logistic regression in its methods and realized I had no idea what logistic regression is, so I made this tutorial for myself and others to learn about it. I wanted to create a tutorial that created random data …