The abstracts of the useR! 2004 presentations are linked individually below or available in a single pdf file.

Thomas Baier and Erich Neuwirth

Using R in a Distributed Computer Lab for Statistics Courses

Thomas Baier and Erich Neuwirth

Embedding R in Windows applications, and executing R remotely

Roger Bivand, Edzer Pebesma and Barry Rowlingson

Generic functions for spatial data

Alessandra Rosalba Brazzale and Ruggero Bellio

hoa -- A package bundle for higher order likelihood inference

Frank Bretz, Torsten Hothorn and Peter Westfall

On Multiple Comparisons in R

Ray Brownrigg

Using R for Statistical Seismology

Andreas Buneß, Wolfgang Huber, Holger Sültmann and Annemarie Poustka

arrayMagic: two-colour DNA array quality control and preprocessing

Jorge Cadima, Jorge Orestes Cerdeira, Antonio Pedro Duarte Silva and Manuel Minhoto

The subselect package - Selecting variable subsets in an exploratory data analysis

David Casado and Ramón Díaz-Uriarte

Molecular signatures from gene expression data: algorithm development using R

Wai Kwong Cheang

Calculating the autocovariances of fractional ARIMA model

Jeff Coombs

R and S-PLUS: Similar but different?

Clara Cordeiro and M. Manuela Neves

Using R for predicting air traffic

Edward Debevec and Eric Rexstad

Creating Online R Functions with deliveR

Mark Demesmaeker

Deployment of validated statistical algorithms within an end-user's application

Janko Dietzsch, Matthias Zschunke and Kay Nieselt

R inside - let R drive your bioinformatic application

Steffen Durinck, Joke Allemeersch, Yves Moreau and Bart De Moor

RMAGEML: integrating MAGE-ML format microarray data and Bioconductor

Dirk Eddelbuettel

Programming with financial data: Connecting R to MIM and Bloomberg

Dirk Eddelbuettel

Quantian: A single-system image scientific cluster computing environment

Dirk Eddelbuettel, Douglas Bates and Albrecht Gebhardt

Using R on Debian: Past, Present, and Future

David Firth

Structured Bradley-Terry models, and flat lizards fighting

Xavier Font Aragonés

Relaxing Error Assumptions on Dynamic Models

Xavier Font Aragonés

computational cost and time threads

John Fox

Getting Started with the R Commander: A Basic-Statistics Graphical User Interface to R

John Gavin

Portfolio modelling of operational losses [slides]

Albrecht Gebhardt and Claudia Gebhardt

Bayesian Methods in Geostatistics: Using prior knowledge about trend

Eric Gilleland, Rick Katz and Greg Young

The Extreme Value Toolkit (extRemes): Weather and Climate Applications of Extreme Value Statistics

Christian Gold

Creating graphs of meta-analyses with R [code]

Bettina Grün and Friedrich Leisch

BayesMix: An R package for Bayesian Mixture Modelling

Christian Grune, Albert Geukes and Negar Razi

The Statistical Lab - Teaching and Learning Statistics

Yutaka Hamaoka

Why R Project Succeeded? ---A Comparison of Open Source Software Projects Using R

David Henderson

PRSG_Nirvana, A parallel tool to assess differential gene expression

Nadine Henkenjohann

spatialreg - A package to fit spatial regression models with isotropic and anisotropic covariance functions

Arne Henningsen

Microeconomic Analysis with R

Giles Heywood

Irregular Time Series in a Financial Risk Model

Christopher Jackson

Multi-state Markov modelling with R

Vojtech Janousek, Colin Farrow and Vojtech Erban

Opening the treasury of R language to a wider scientific community: GCDkit, a package for interpretation of geochemical data

Hiroyuki Kawakatsu

metrics: Towards a package for doing econometrics in R

Laurence Kell, Philippe Grosjean, David Die and Robert Scott

FLR, A Framework For Fisheries Management In R Using S4 Classes

M.Reza Keyhani, Hossain Farahini, Ismaeel Ebrahimi and Navid Taheri

Performance of Spinal Supporting Muscles under Different Angles of Spinal Flexion for 4 Combination of Flexion/Extension and Sitting / Standing Positions.

M.Reza Keyhani, Mahtab Roohi-Azizi, Ismaeel Ebrahimi, Mina Milani, Elaheh Zowghi and Hossain Talebi

Anova for Repeated Measures and Skewed Response Variable: Two Examples from Medical Fields

Christian Kleiber

Distributions of finite and infinite quadratic forms in R

Sven Knoth

Statistical Process Control and R: A cautious beginning

Thomas König, Klaus Jünemann and Matthias Burger

RUnit-A Software Development And Test Package

Roger Koenker

Additive models for nonparametric regression: Adventures in sparse linear algebra

Eric Lecoutre

R2HTML package: formatting HTML output on the fly or by using a template scheme

Eric Lecoutre and Philippe Grosjean

SciViews package: the SciViews package and its object browser

Andy Liaw

An Advanture in randomForest: A Set of Machine Learning Tools

Uwe Ligges

tuneR - Analysis of Music

András Löw

Simulating Society in R

Andrew Martin and Kevin Quinn

MCMCpack: An Evolving R Package for Bayesian Inference

Ivan Mizera

LSD plots: some aspects of their implementation in R

Duncan Murdoch

Orientlib: Using S Version 4 Objects

Margherita Mutarelli, Luigi Cicatiello, Alessandro Weisz and Angelo Facchiano

Comparative analysis of the oestrogen-responsive gene expression profile of breast cancer cells with three different microarray platforms

Sébastien Ollier, Anne-Béatrice Dufour, Jean Thioulouse and Daniel Chessel

Taking into account spatial dependence in multivariate analysis

John Paolillo

R-parse: A Natural Language Processing Application of R

Thomas Petzoldt

Implementation and Simulation of Ecological Models in R: an Interactive Approach

Bernhard Pfaff

useR! - at an investment bank?

Juergen Pilz, Philipp Pluch and Gunter Spoeck

Taking into account uncertainty in spatial covariance estimation for Bayesian prediction

Matthew Pocernich, Eric Gilleland and Doug Nychka


Maja Pohar and Gaj Vidmar

Replacing Cluttered Scatterplots With Augmented Convex Hull Plots

Jim Porzak

Doing Customer Intelligence with R

John Randal

Option pricing using R

John Randal and Peter Thomson

Teaching applied finance using R

Roberto Rea, Giambattista Toller and Emanuele Eccel

Using R for producing a monthly Agrometeorological report

Christian Ritz and Jens C. Streibig

Bioassay analysis using R

Angi Rösch

Fitting the Generalized Pareto Distribution to Threshold Exceedances of Stock Index Returns in Bull and Bear Periods

Christian Röver, Nils Raabe, Karsten Luebke and Uwe Ligges

klaR: A Package Including Various Classification Tools

Oliver Sailer

crossdes - A Package for Design and Randomization in Crossover Studies

Michael G. Schimek and Wolfgang Schmidt

An empirical Bayes method for gene expression analysis in R

Maarten Schipper, Monique Breteler and Theo Stijnen

Multiple Imputation and Model Selection in Cox Regression: Estimating the Risk of Dementia in Elderly

Martin Schlather and Bernd Huwe

Modelling water flux

Harald Schmidbauer

Determining Extreme Returns on Stock Indices

Chad Shaw, Nathan Whitehouse and Andrew Young

Rho: An Integrated System for R-based Web Applications

Martin Theus and Markus Helbig

JGR: a unified interface to R

Andrew Thomas

Using meta-programming to make BRugs from BUGS and R

Günter Tirler, Pierre L'Ecuyer and Josef Leydold

RNGstreams - An R package for multiple independent streams of uniform random numbers.

Helgi Tomasson

Signal noise decomposition of financial data: An infrequent trading analysis

Shusaku Tsumoto and Shoji Hirano

Application of R to Data Mining in Hospital Information Systems

Shusaku Tsumoto and Shoji Hirano

Rough Set based Rule Induction Package for R

Simon Urbanek

Using R in other Applications - various practical ways to integrate an own software and R [slides]

Zdenek Valenta

Exploiting Simulation Features of R in Teaching Biostatistics

Mieke Vandewaetere, Eva Van den Bussche and Yves Rosseel

Using R and SPSS simultaneously in teaching statistics: A tricky business

Juan M. Vaquerizas, Joaquín Dopazo and Ramón Díaz-Uriarte

Merging R into the web: DNMAD and Tnasas, web-based resources for microarray data analysis

Pablo Emilio Verde, Christian Ohmann, Christof Kugler and Geraedts Max

Mining some medical information in a fee database

Chris Volinsky

Graph Data in R: A User's Perspective

Richard Waterman and Thomas Hurley

A stateful R web-interface, leveraging XML and XSLT

James Wettenhall

GUI Development with R-wxPython and BoaConstructor

Eryk Witold Wolski, Thomas Kreitler, Johan Gobom and Knut Reinert

Use R for Peptide Mass Fingerprinting

Diethelm Wuertz

Rmetrics - An Environment for Teaching Financial Engineering and Computational Finance

Supplementary Material

Peter Ruckdeschel and Matthias Kohl

S4 Classes for Distributions