Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Wrapping text around figures in LaTeX

I found this page very helpful in showing how to create figures with text wrapping around. And this one for making tables.

I am using the LaTeX package by Bruce Donald for my next NIH proposal.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Top 5 Most Anticipated Tablets of 2010-2011

This is the list. What's interesting is that the Adam can be used as a tablet and a e-book reader and the reader mode is much more power efficient.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Computational tools for Bayesian analysis

The increasing number of R-oriented Bayesian computational tools such as MCMCpack, MCMCglmm, DPpackage, R-INLA, spBayes, have made BUGS less and less crucial for day to day Bayesian computation. Honestly, I cannot figure out a single analysis that BUGS can do but at least one of the above mentioned packages cannot.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Emacs, LaTeX, and forward search

This post explains how to set the .emacs file to get the stuff work.

Here is another very helpful post on how to set up Emacs with AUCTeX.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Openair project

The openair project creates open source tool for analyzing air pollution data.

PPA for Emacs

Here is a PPA site for the most recent version of Emacs.

Debian package for the most recent version of AucTeX, and ESS. It is generally easier to use these binary packages than building from sources.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010


The CppBUGS project is really interesting. I hope it can be tightly integrated with R.