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Introduction to ngombe-watch cow monitoring system

In the research of animal health and productivity, there is need to monitor the movement, temperature and restlessness of animals. We do believe that the well being of an animal can be inferred from its movement and restlessness. While it is hard to know the well being of an animal without collecting samples conducting biological … Continue reading

Computing / Research

Installing RStudio — an advanced GUI for R — on CentOS 6

R is an increasingly powerful tool in the bioinformatics toolbox, but its command-based interface sets the learning curve rather high, and as a result turns a lot of would-be users off. This post is about installing RStudio, a graphical user interface (or “IDE“, rather) for R, on our High-performance Computing (HPC) cluster used for data … Continue reading