Creating a Presentation with LaTeX Beamer – Using Overlays

August 25th, 2010

Overlays can be used in a LaTeX beamer presentation to reveal parts of a slide sequentially, which can be a useful way of imparting information to your audience. There are a number of different ways that overlays can be created depending on the sophistication required in the presentation. Read the rest of this entry »

Charting the performance of cricket all-rounders – IT Botham

August 16th, 2010

Cricket is a sport that generates a large volume of performance data and corresponding debate about the relative qualities of various players over their careers and in relation to their contemporaries. The cricinfo website has an extensive database of statistics for professional cricketers that can be searched to access the information in various formats. Read the rest of this entry »

Useful functions for data frames

August 9th, 2010

The R software system is primarily command line based so when there are large sets of data it is not easy to browse the data frames. There are various useful functions for working with data frames. Read the rest of this entry »

Creating a Presentation with LaTeX Beamer – Including Images from Graphics Files

August 7th, 2010

It will often be more efficient to generate graphics in an external software package and then include these files in a LaTeX beamer presentation. The standard LaTeX approach to including graphics can be utilised to perform this task. Read the rest of this entry »