#### DeltaRho News

##### Trelliscope 0.9.7 released to CRAN

Trelliscope v0.8.6 has been released to CRAN. The update contains updates to reflect the new name of the project, DeltaRho, and a new experimental function to convert your visualizaiton database to the next generation Trelliscope viewer (which we will post about soon). To see what is new in this version look at the package NEWS.

##### datadr 0.8.6 released to CRAN

datadr v0.8.6 has been released to CRAN. The update contains mostly minor internal tweaks, as well as updates to reflect the new name of the project, DeltaRho. To see what is new in this version look at the package NEWS.

##### The Tessera project is now DeltaRho!

The Tessera project has been renamed to DeltaRho and our website has a new home at deltarho.org. Our Github organization has been renamed from tesseradata to delta-rho.

##### Bill Cleveland receives ASA Lifetime Achievement Award for Graphics and Computing

At JSM 2016, Bill Cleveland received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Graphics and Computing from the American Statistical Association, the first since 2010. The award cited, among many other things, his work on the ideas behind DeltaRho.

##### Talk on D&R principles at DSC 2016

Ryan Hafen gave a talk on D&R principles at the 2016 Directions in Statistical Computing meeting, with the title “The Need for Flexibility in Distributed Computing with R”. See below for slides.

##### DeltaRho talk at Rencontres R, 2016

Ryan Hafen gave a talk on DeltaRho tools (then known as Tessera) at Rencontres R in Toulouse France. Slides below:

##### Large-scale Trelliscope talk at R/Finance 2016

Ryan Hafen gave the talk Interactively Exlporing Financial Trades in R at the R/Finance 2016, conference in Chicago, IL. Slides below:

##### Trelliscope 0.9.4 released to CRAN

Trelliscope v0.9.4 has been released to CRAN. To see what is new in this version look at the package NEWS.

##### datadr 0.8.5 released to CRAN

datadr v0.8.5 has been released to CRAN. To see what is new in this version look at the package NEWS.

##### Book chapter on DeltaRho in Handbook of Big Data

We published a book chapter on DeltaRho (then known as Tessera) in the CRC Press Handbook of Big Data.

##### DeltaRho short course at QUT

Ryan Hafen gave a short course on DeltaRho (then known as Tessera) at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Many thanks to Kerrie Mengersen and Louise Ryan for facilitating the visit! Slides below:

##### DeltaRho short course at UTS

Ryan Hafen gave a short course on DeltaRho (then known as Tessera) at University of Technology Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Many thanks to Louise Ryan for facilitating the visit! Slides below:

##### Talk on DeltaRho at ISM HPC Week

Ryan Hafen gave a talk on DeltaRho at Institute of Statistlal Mathematics (ISM) HPC Week in Tokyo, Japan. Many thanks to Junji Nakano for the invitation and facilitating the visit.

##### Talk on DeltaRho and more at New York R Meetup

Ryan Hafen gave a talk at the New York R Meetup on DeltaRho and some other related projects. Thanks to Jared Lander for arranging the meetup. Slides below:

##### DeltaRho tutorial at UseR! 2015

Ryan Hafen, Steve Elston (Quantia Analytics), and Amanda White (PNNL) gave a tutorial at UseR! 2015 in Aalborg Denmark. Materials for the tutorial can be found here. Slides below:

##### Talk on DeltaRho at 2015 R Summit

Ryan Hafen gave a talk on DeltaRho at the R Summit 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

##### Several talks and tutorial at Interface Symposium

Several talks and tutorials at Interface Symposium

There were several talks and a tutorial on DeltaRho at the 2015 Interface Symposium in Morgantown, WV.

##### DeltaRho tutorial at the HSARPA Big Data Series

Several members of the DeltaRho team from PNNL and Ryan Hafen presented a tutorial on DeltaRho (then known as Tessera) at the HSARPA Big Data Series: Data Visualization in Washington, D.C.

##### Discussion on Cleveland's original 2001 Data Science paper

A recent issue of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining covers Bill Cleveland’s original 2001 data science paper. Comments from discussants Steve Scott, Scott Vander Wiel, Kary Myers, and Michael Kane can be found here and Bill’s thoughts and reactions, including a lengthy discussion of DeltaRho (then known as Tessera) can be read in a preprint here.

##### Talk on D&R at HP Workshop on Distributed Computing

Ryan Hafen spoke about some fundamental D&R ideas at the HP Workshop on Distributed Computing in San Francisco, CA.

##### Talk on DeltaRho at Bay Area R User Group

Ryan Hafen spoke about DeltaRho at the Bay Area R User Group. Video below:

##### Talk on DeltaRho at Seattle R Meetup

Ryan Hafen gave the talk Tessera: open source environment for deep analysis of large complex data at the Seattle R Meetup. Slides below: