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Balloon plot using ggplot2

March 19, 2010
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Balloon plot using ggplot2

Following Tal Galili example and using part of his code, I want to plot the balloonplot you can see here using R and the excellent ggplot2 package by Hadley Wickham.### I retrieve the data from the google document you can find here using Tal Galili code: ## I slightly modified Tal code to include popularity...

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One R Tip A Day meets Tecnica Arcana

March 7, 2010
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One R Tip A Day meets Tecnica Arcana

For italian speaking people only (sorry!). Carlo il curatore dell'ottimo podcast tecnologico Tecnica Arcana mi ha intervistato sulla mia professione e su R. Qui potete scaricare l'intervista in formato mp3.

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Scatter plot with 4 axes labels and grid

January 7, 2010
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Scatter plot with 4 axes labels and grid

Ravi from this post (via Revolutions blog) wanted to check the code that produces the left panel of the Figure 3 from this article taken from the current issue of the R Journal. Below my attempt to reproduce the plot: rv <- seq(1.3, 2.9, .1)...

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Scatter plot with 4 axes labels and grid

January 7, 2010
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Scatter plot with 4 axes labels and grid

Ravi from this post (via Revolutions blog) wanted to check the code that produces the left panel of the Figure 3 from this article taken from the current issue of the R Journal. Below my attempt to reproduce the plot: rv <- seq(1.3, 2.9, .1)...

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R Journal 1/2

January 5, 2010
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R Journal 1/2

R Journal 1/2 is out! Grab it from here.

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R Journal 1/2

January 5, 2010
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R Journal 1/2

R Journal 1/2 is out! Grab it from here.

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A central hub for R bloggers

December 12, 2009
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A central hub for R bloggers

I would like to suggest to my readers to take a look and bookmark a new blog named R-bloggers which aims to be "a central hub of content collected from bloggers who write about R".It seems a nice idea to me to have a centralized source of information f...

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A central hub for R bloggers

December 12, 2009
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A central hub for R bloggers

I would like to suggest to my readers to take a look and bookmark a new blog named R-bloggers which aims to be "a central hub of content collected from bloggers who write about R".It seems a nice idea to me to have a centralized source of information f...

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R in Action – early thoughts

November 16, 2009
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R in Action – early thoughts

I was invited to review the book R in Action written by Rob Kabacoff. Since I consider the Quick-R website, created by the same smart guy, one of the most valuable resources about R, It is both an honor and a pleasure to have the opportunity to take an...

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R in Action – early thoughts

November 16, 2009
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R in Action – early thoughts

I was invited to review the book R in Action written by Rob Kabacoff. Since I consider the Quick-R website, created by the same smart guy, one of the most valuable resources about R, It is both an honor and a pleasure to have the opportunity to take an...

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