Dr. Tal Galili

Mr. Tal GaliliDr. Tal Galili has unbounded enthusiasm for teaching and sharing his expertise in R and statistics. He's a Lecturer at Tel Aviv University in Israel, taught courses in introduction to computer science with R and various statistics courses. Tal has received multiple awards for his teaching there.  In addition to writing peer-reviewed articles, Tal is also an active blogger in the R and statistics communities. He's the founder of R-bloggers, a meta-blog which serves over 45,000 subscribers by aggregating R related posts from over 700 blogs. He has published several R packages, and writes the blog R-statistics himself.


PhD in statistics, Tel Aviv University

MA in statistics (specialty in biostatistics),Tel Aviv University

BA in statistics and General Humanities, Tel Aviv University


Package ‘installr’T Galili, B Rowlingson, B Hejblum, F Schonbrodt, G Grothendieck, ... 2017

Splitting matters: how monotone transformation of predictor variables may improve the predictions of decision tree modelsT Galili, I MeilijsonarXiv preprint arXiv:1611.04561  2016

Identifying the ligated amino acid of archaeal tRNAs based on positions outside the anticodonT Galili, H Gingold, S Shaul, Y BenjaminiRNA 22 (10), 1477-1491  2016

Package ‘dendextend’T Galili, G Simpson, G Jefferis  2016

dendextend:  an R package for visualizing, adjusting and comparing trees of hierarchical clusteringT GaliliBioinformatics, btv428  2015

Impaired social processing in autism and its reflections in memory: A deeper view of encoding and retrieval processesRS Brezis, T Galili, T Wong, JI PiggotJournal of autism and developmental disorders 44 (5), 1183-1192  2014

Categorize, cluster, and classify: a 3-c strategy for scientific discovery in the medical informatics platform of the human brain projectT Galili, A Mitelpunkt, N Shachar, M Marcus-Kalish, Y BenjaminiInternational Conference on Discovery Science, 73-86  2014

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R Programming - Introduction 1

Instructor at Statistics.com since July 2012


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