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Recently, I have been learning to use generalised additive models (#GAMs)

Learning resources for GAMs can be hard to find so here are some that I have found useful

Note: mostly for #RStats

Hopefully useful for anyone starting with GAMs (incl. #epitwitter folks)

If you've never done anything with GAMs before, this 3+ hour webinar by @ucfagls is truly excellent! Great conceptual explanations!

Watched it several times, and each time I pick up something new from it as I learn more about GAMs

There are some great interactive courses by @noamross.

One is free:…

The other one is on DataCamp (not free)
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New paper!

We introduce #GAMs as a tool for analysing medical monitoring data. We also present the idea that GAMs can be used to decompose a medical waveform into individual, physiologically relevant, components.

w/ @ucfagls and @SimonTVistisen…
Example 1: Pulse pressure ("the strength of a heart beat") varies with ventilation (mechanical). We can use a cyclic spline to represent the repeating effect of ventilation on pulse pressure. The smooth effect of respir...
This is especially useful when we only have a few beats per ventilation (high respiratory rate, low heart rate), where the pulse pressure variation in any individual ventilation does not represent the "true" pulse pressure variation. The smooth effect of respir...
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It’s #Monday, I’m boozing it up at a 4 seat bar, the #barkeep is a long pourer, and I’m all fucking set if I get something stuck between my teeth.👇🙃 #RandomThoughts #drinking #OutAndAbout
Shooting the shit with a friend, she’s proud to be doing well with her plants - unusual for her.

The key was a #video explaining the benefits of pruning.

She needs REASONS. She got them.

Apparently, pruning in a particular manner stimulates growth hormones.
Of course, this led to me initiating a discussion about the #movie I just watched on Hulu, called “The German Doctor.”

The main character was Josef Mengele. #ThisHappened

People, this is why I’m known in my circles as “The Black Hole Of Conversation.” SMTH
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