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Guillaume Filion
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Very well put "I want developer parity so that I can spend my time improving code rather than debugging differences between environments."
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How I develop. Published Fri July 24 2015. I've been in the bioinformatics field for almost 10 years, originally coming from a molecular biology degree background, I deciding to move into computing after struggling to find a job doing lab work. This post is a general outline of how I now develop ...
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Updating the lab website with our publications. It's nice to keep it alive.﻿
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Ever wanted to compute eigenvalues with sparse matrices? APRACK is the real deal. Surprisingly, it is not available in R by default, but the developers of the igraph package have written a nice port. So in case you look for it, there it is.

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Arguments. func: The function to perform the matrix-vector multiplication. ARPACK requires to perform these by the user. The function gets the vector x as the first argument, and it should return Ax, where A is the “input matrix”. (The input matrix is never given explicitly.) ...
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Bayesian networks are claimed to transform correlations in cause-consequence relationships. However, in my post-doc I realized this not to be the case. In this blog post I explain why.

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Quite a nice project to know a little bit better what lurks in our oceans.
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Writing some C library code that needs graceful error handing? Here are a couple of suggestions.
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The distribution of the largest fragment of a broken stick has been worked out a long time ago. But somehow this result is difficult to find on the Internet. With the help of the Cross Validated community, I found readable proofs for this distribution and its asymptotic limit.
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"Time and energy spent on trying to increase internet clicks is time and energy we don't spend on the tedious administrative activities that are needed to actually affect change."﻿
Throughout history, engineers, medical doctors and other applied scientists have helped convert basic science discoveries into products, public goods and policy that have greatly improved our quality of life. With rare exceptions, it has taken years if not decades to establish these discoveries.
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Lior Pachter recently offered a cash prize to answer a scientific question. He got over a million views and got several answers from distinguished biologists. Very neat.

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Two weeks ago in my post Pachter's P-value Prize I offered $latex {\bf \frac{\$100}{p}}$for justifying a reasonable null model and a p-value (p) associated to the statement ""Strikingly, 95% of ca... 1 Add a comment... ### Guillaume Filion Shared publicly - Our sequence algorithm Starcode has finally been published after almost a year of delay. In the lab, we use barcodes to track our reporters by high throughput sequencing. Unfortunately, the barcodes are sometimes mis-sequenced and we need to correct the mistakes, which is why we developed Starcode. We hope it can be useful for more people. The code is open source and available from Github. #bioinformatics ﻿ 2 Add a comment... ### Guillaume Filion Shared publicly - Who are bioinformaticians and what do they do? "Obviously, bioinformatics is about data, mostly gene/protein sequences and expression. It is also good to know that bioinformatics likes genomes and networks, and that it has more affinities with structural biology than with evolution." #bioinformatics﻿ What is bioinformatics about? | Filed under information retrieval, PubMed, journals, bioinformatics. 3 Add a comment... People In his circles 188 people Have him in circles 115 people Work Occupation Team leader at the CRG, Barcelona Basic Information Gender Male Story Tagline Randomness is an attitude Introduction "Because I give a fuck!" That's why I am doing what I do. I give a fuck that everbody gets a chance to learn. I give a fuck that knowledge be shared. I give a fuck that children will live in a better world than ours. Places Currently Barcelona Links Contributor to Guillaume Filion's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.  Bioinformatics Zen - How I developwww.bioinformaticszen.comHow I develop. Published Fri July 24 2015. I've been in the bioinformatics field for almost 10 years, originally coming from a molecular bio  arpack {igraph} | inside-R | A Community Site for Rwww.inside-r.orgArguments. func: The function to perform the matrix-vector multiplication. ARPACK requires to perform these by the user. The function gets t  I was wrongliorpachter.wordpress.comTwo weeks ago in my post Pachter's P-value Prize I offered$latex {\bf \frac{\$100}{p}}$ for justifying a reasonable null model and a p-valu
 Bayesian networks and causationblog.thegrandlocus.comBayesian networks and causation | Filed under statistics, Bayesian networks, causes, correlation.
 GigaScience | Full text | The ocean sampling day consortiumwww.gigasciencejournal.comOcean Sampling Day was initiated by the EU-funded Micro B3 (Marine Microbial Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology) project to obtain
 Starcode: sequence clustering based on all-pairs searchbioinformatics.oxfordjournals.orgAbstract Motivation: The increasing throughput of sequencing technologies offers new applications and challenges for computational biology.
 What is bioinformatics about?blog.thegrandlocus.comWhat is bioinformatics about? | Filed under information retrieval, PubMed, journals, bioinformatics.
 Genome Biology | Full text | When will ‘open science’ become simply ‘sci...genomebiology.comOpen science describes the practice of carrying out scientific research in a completely transparent manner, and making the results of that r
 Why do bioinformatics?blog.thegrandlocus.comWhy do bioinformatics? | Filed under software pollution, benchmark, bioinformatics.
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 borborygminhoffman.github.ioIllumina provides a program for demultiplexing sequencing output called bcl2fastq . They get a gold star for releasing the source - the down
 5 Steps to Develop a Basic AngularJS Application with Examplewww.thegeekstuff.comAngular.js is a client-side javascript framework developed and maintained by Google. It is a MVW ( Model View Whatever ) framework. It gives
 Starcode: sequence clustering based on all-pairs searchbioinformatics.oxfordjournals.orgAbstract Motivation: The increasing throughput of sequencing technologies offers new applications and challenges for computational biology.
 The Extent and Consequences of P-Hacking in Sciencejournals.plos.orgPublication bias resulting from so-called "p-hacking" is pervasive throughout the life sciences; however, its effects on general conclusions
 Emailing with Python and SPSSandrewpwheeler.wordpress.comEmailing automated messages using Python was on my bucket list for a few projects, so here I will illustrate how to do that within SPSS. Bas
 "What then should we teach about hypothesis testing?" - Statistical Mode...andrewgelman.comSomeone who wishes to remain anonymous writes in: Last week, I was looking forward to a blog post titled “Why continue to teach and use hypo
 If cars were made by bioinformaticians...blog.thegrandlocus.comIf cars were made by bioinformaticians... | Filed under cars, bioinformatics, software.
I found the service at ShBarcelona to be good, with high level of responsiveness. The personnel is committed, foreigner-friendly and amicable. Negative point, I found the repair services (plumbers, electricians etc.) they contract overpriced. But overall they left me a good impression.
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