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package bdvis is on CRAN

May 8, 2014
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package bdvis is on CRAN

We are happy to announce that package bdvis is on CRAN now. http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/bdvis/index.html bdvis: Biodiversity Data Visualizations Biodiversity data visualizations using R would be helpful to understand completeness of biodiversity inventory, extent of geographical, taxonomic and temporal coverage, gaps and biases in data. As part of Google Summer of Code 2014, we hope to make progress

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package bdvis is on CRAN

May 8, 2014
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package bdvis is on CRAN

We are happy to announce that package bdvis is on CRAN now. http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/bdvis/index.html bdvis: Biodiversity Data Visualizations Biodiversity data visualizations using R would be helpful to understand completeness of biodiversity inventory, extent of geographical, taxonomic and temporal coverage, gaps and biases in data. As part of Google Summer of Code 2014, we hope to make progress

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GSoC Proposal 2014: package bdvis: Biodiversity Data Visualizations

March 17, 2014
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GSoC Proposal 2014: package bdvis: Biodiversity Data Visualizations

Update: The proposal has been approved for participation in Google Summer of Code 2014. I will post updates on the progress on the blog once the coding phase starts. I am applying for Google Summer of Code 2014 again with “Biodiversity Data Visualizations using R” proposal. We are proposing to take package bdvis to next

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GSoC Proposal 2014: package bdvis: Biodiversity Data Visualizations

March 17, 2014
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GSoC Proposal 2014: package bdvis: Biodiversity Data Visualizations

I am applying for Google Summer of Code 2014 again with “Biodiversity Data Visualizations using R” proposal. We are proposing to take package bdvis to next level by adding more functions and making it available through CRAN. I am posting this idea to get feedback and suggestions from Biodiversity Informatics community.

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Package rinat use case: map of iNaturalist project

March 11, 2014
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Package rinat use case: map of iNaturalist project

iNaturalist projects are collection of records posted on iNatualist. Now that we have a R package rinat from rOpenSci I thought of playing around with the data. Here is a function I wrote, to quickly map all the records of a project using ggmap package. We can used get_inat_obs_project function from rinat package to get

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Package rinat use case: map of iNaturalist project

March 11, 2014
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Package rinat use case: map of iNaturalist project

iNaturalist projects are collection of records posted on iNatualist. Now that we have a R package rinat from rOpenSci I thought of playing around with the data. Here is a function I wrote, to quickly map all the records of a project using ggmap package. We can used get_inat_obs_project function from rinat package to get

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Temporal visualization of records of IndianMoths project using bdvis

August 13, 2013
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Temporal visualization of records of IndianMoths project using bdvis

I was looking for some data set which has some bias in terms of temporal data. I thought of checking out the data from iNaturalist project IndianMoths. This project is aimed at documenting moths from India. This project was initiated in July 2012 but really caught steam in January 2013, with members contributing regularly, minimum

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Temporal visualization of records of IndianMoths project using bdvis

August 13, 2013
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Temporal visualization of records of IndianMoths project using bdvis

I was looking for some data set which has some bias in terms of temporal data. I thought of checking out the data from iNaturalist project IndianMoths. This project is aimed at documenting moths from India. This project was initiated in July 2012 but really caught steam in January 2013, with members contributing regularly, minimum

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bdvis development version available for early feedback

July 30, 2013
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bdvis development version available for early feedback

Google Summer of Code 2013 is half way through. Mid term evaluations are underway. I thought this is a good logical point for us to share what we have been doing for Biodiversity Data Visualizations in R project and open up the package for testing and some early feedback. We have named the package bdvis.

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bdvis development version available for early feedback

July 30, 2013
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bdvis development version available for early feedback

Google Summer of Code 2013 is half way through. Mid term evaluations are underway. I thought this is a good logical point for us to share what we have been doing for Biodiversity Data Visualizations in R project and open up the package for testing and some early feedback. We have named the package bdvis.

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