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Annotation charts and histograms with googleVis

April 8, 2014
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After my posts on timeline, Sankey and calendar charts, this will be the last to introduce new chart types of the developer version of googleVis. Today I will give examples for the new annotation charts and histograms.Annotation chartsAnnotation charts...

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Calendar charts with googleVis

April 1, 2014
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Calendar charts with googleVis

My little series of posts about the new googleVis charts continues with calendar charts. Google's calendar charts are still in beta, but they provide already a nice heat map visualisation of calendar year data. The current development version of google...

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Sankey diagrams with googleVis

March 25, 2014
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Sankey diagrams with googleVis

Sankey diagrams are great for visualising flows from one set of data values to another. Although named after Irish Captain Matthew Henry Phineas Riall Sankey, who used this type of diagram in 1898 to show the energy efficiency of a steam engine, the best know Sankey diagram is probably Charles Minard's Map of Napoleon's Russian Campaign...

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Timeline charts with googleVis

March 18, 2014
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Last year at the Google I/O conference Mitchell Foley presented new developments of the Google Chart Tools API and one of the new features he mentioned were timeline charts (about 6 min into the talk). Timeline charts are a great way of visualising different dates/events over time and are now also supported by googleVis...

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googleVis code development moved to GitHub

March 11, 2014
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googleVis code development moved to GitHub

After nearly 4 years of developing googleVis on Google Code with SVN we decided to move to GitHub. The main reason was that Google stopped the facility of hosting pre-CRAN builds of the package for user testing. The devtools package on the other hand m...

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Animated choropleths using animation, ggplot2, rCharts, googleVis and Shiny to visualize violent crime rates in different US States across 5 decades

January 17, 2014
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This post uses animated choropleths to visualize violent crime rates in different US States across 5 decades (1961-2010). Data are retrieved from Quandl.  Animation of rCharts and googleVis based choropleths is done in the shiny server environment...

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googleVis 0.4.7 with RStudio integration on CRAN

November 12, 2013
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googleVis 0.4.7 with RStudio integration on CRAN

In my previous post, I presented a preview version of googleVis that provided an integration with RStudio's Viewer pane (introduced with version 0.98.441).Over 80% in my little survey favoured the new default output mechanism of googleVis within RStudi...

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Display googleVis charts within RStudio

November 5, 2013
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Display googleVis charts within RStudio

The preview version 0.98.441 of RStudio introduced a new viewer pane to render local web content and with that it allows me to display googleVis charts within RStudio rather than in a separate browser window. I think this is a rather nice feature and...

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School’s out: Building Interactive R Apps with shiny, googleVis in our R Academy

October 24, 2013
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School’s out: Building Interactive R Apps with shiny, googleVis in our R Academy

In our R Academy course “Interactive Datavisualization with R” participants learned today how to build interactive graphics in R using the shiny and the googleVis package. Rstudios shiny package is a great way to build an Application for interactive visualizations out of R. For our example App we recreated Hans Rosslings (Gapminder) Visualization which puts

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American Indians vs Indian Americans, statewide population using googleVis

October 7, 2013
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The population of Native Americans in the United States is estimated to be anywhere upto 20 million (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Native_Americans_in_the_United_States). I wanted to find out what the population of Native Americans (originally referred to as American Indians by immigrants) is and compare it to the number of Indians from India (Indian Americans). I wanted to do this comparison by county,...

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