# 278 search results for "animation"

November 11, 2013
By

In this blogpost I presented a visualization made with R that shows how almost the whole world expresses its attention to political crises abroad. Here’s another visualization with Tweets in October 2013 that referred to the Lampedusa tragedy in the Mediterranean. But this transnational public space isn’t quite as static as it

## Cont model back after a year

October 16, 2013
By

During ESSA2013 conference I had a discussion about Cont model I have commented a year ago.In original paper Cont highlights that his model produces distribution of returns characterized by positive excess kurtosis. In this post I want to investig...

## In case you missed it: September 2013 Roundup

October 11, 2013
By

In case you missed them, here are some articles from September of particular interest to R users: Todd Schneider wrote an algorithm in R to find the "most concave" US state (it's NY), and created an animation to show how it works. Rob Hyndman (of the "forecast" package) describes how R-based forecasting saved the Australian government millions, in a...

## Some heuristics about local regression and kernel smoothing

October 8, 2013
By
$\mathbb{E}(Y\vert X=x)=\beta_0+\beta_1 x$

In a standard linear model, we assume that . Alternatives can be considered, when the linear assumption is too strong. Polynomial regression A natural extension might be to assume some polynomial function, Again, in the standard linear model approach (with a conditional normal distribution using the GLM terminology), parameters can be obtained using least squares, where a regression of...

## The MakeR way: Using R to reify social media data via 3d printing

October 3, 2013
By

If you’ve read any of my previous posts you know

## What’s the Most “Concave” State in the U.S.? Using R to Solve a Geography Puzzle

October 1, 2013
By

This is a guest post by Todd Schneider and the original link is http://news.rapgenius.com/Atodd-whats-the-most-concave-state-in-the-us-using-r-to-solve-a-geography-puzzle-lyrics. The puzzle: find two points inside the United States such that Both points are in the same state The straight line segment (shortest great circle) connecting them crosses the largest number of distinct states This came up during a recent road trip through Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia,...

## Creating your personal, portable R code library with GitHub

September 21, 2013
By

As I discussed in a previous post, I have a few helper functions I’ve created that I commonly use in my work. Until recently, I manually included these functions at the start of my R scripts by either the tried and true copy-and-paste method, or by extracting them from a local file with the <code>source()</code> The post Creating...

## Real Pirate Attacks, Charted with R

September 19, 2013
By

To mark Talk Like a Pirate Day, Bob Rudis uses R to animate a map of the cumulative real-world pirate attacks since 1978: Looks like the Carribean and the West Indes, traditional pirate haunts, are still active. But the real hot-spot in modern times is Africa. Find the R code behind the animation at the blog post linked below....

## Animated IRL Pirate Attacks In R

September 19, 2013
By

Avast me hearRties! (ok, enough of the pirate speak in a blog post) It wouldn’t be TLAPD without out some modest code & idea pilfering from Mark Bulling & Simon Raper. While those mateys did a fine job hoisting up some R code (your really didn’t think I’d stop with the pirate speak, did you?)