Monthly Archives: November 2010

ggplot2 change axis labels

November 1, 2010
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ggplot2 change axis labels

Today, I will try to change the labels of the x and y axis.

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Modeling sound pressure level of a rifle shot

November 1, 2010
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Modeling sound pressure level of a rifle shot

Noise can be classified as pollution and lawmakers often (always?) treat it as such. Noise can have different origin points, point source being among the simplest to model. Because noise has broader health implications, being able to understand its propagation, a simple model can further our understanding in toning down or preventing excessive noise burden

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Choropleth Maps of Presidential Voting

November 1, 2010
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Choropleth Maps of Presidential Voting

Having always appreciated the red and blue cartograms and cartographs of geographic electoral preferences, such as those made available by Mark Newman, I sought to produce similar maps, but include information about support for non-”state-sponsored” parties, and to extend the coverage back in time. I was able to find county-level presidential election returns going as … Read more

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