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My name is Vlad Skvortsov, I'm a software engineer: it's my job, hobby and addiction.

My primary interests include high-performance, scalable, fault-tolerant distributed systems; server-side applications; information retrieval technologies; procedural aspects of software engineering process.

I work on several private and open-source projects, hacking in Python, Haskell, Erlang, Perl and C.

Guitar, hiking, ice hockey and other hobbies help me to balance my life.

My e-mail is vss@73rus.com.

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Fitting Quadratic Models In R

Jul 14 2008, 12:35 permalink
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I guess it's fairly obvious to statistics gurus, but I've spent quite some time trying to figure out how to fit a quadratic model (with linear coefficients) in R. Here's how.

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Cyrillic Fonts In R Plots

May 20 2007, 13:46 permalink

I've been using the R Project to perform statistic-related tasks in my ongoing Ph.D work. It's a great system and the only thing I had missed so far was the ability to annotate plots with russian texts in cyrillic. Of course R is capable of that, but I haven't seen complete recipes on how to do it anywhere on the web.

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