210 search results for "googlevis"

On the carbon footprint of the NBA

May 11, 2014
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On the carbon footprint of the NBA

It’s no secret that I enjoy basketball, but I’ve often wondered about the carbon footprint that can be caused by 30 teams each playing an 82-game season. Ultimately, that’s 2460 air flights across the whole of the USA, each carrying 30+ individuals. For these reasons, I decided to investigate the average distance travelled by each NBA

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Notes from the Tokyo R User Group meeting, 17 April 2014

April 21, 2014
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Notes from the Tokyo R User Group meeting, 17 April 2014

Last Thursday I had the pleasure to attend the Tokyo R user group meeting. And what a fun meeting it was! Over 40 R users had come together in central Tokyo. Yohei Sato, who organises the meetings, allowed me to talk a little about the recent developme...

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Computational Actuarial Science

April 6, 2014
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Computational Actuarial Science

Last week, we’ve been through the book, completely, one last time, before sending it back to the publisher, with some comments and remarks, before publication ! So, this is it, the book will finally appear soon ! It was schedule for this week actually, but… you know. It should appear sometime by the end of May, or beginning of...

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Alluvial diagrams

March 27, 2014
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Alluvial diagrams

Parallel coordinates plot is one of the tools for visualizing multivariate data. Every observation in a dataset is represented with a polyline that crosses a set of parallel axes corresponding to variables in the dataset. You can create such plots in R using a function parcoord in package MASS. For example, we can create such

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Visualization of AQI

February 2, 2014
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Visualization of  AQI

The day before yesterday is spring festival which is one of the most famous Chinese festivals, and setting off firecrackers outside on New Year Eve is a traditional custom. However, firecrackers will pollute circumstance severely and cause the hazy weather. Of course the pollution of different province is not the same, and through charts we can view the pollution distribution directly. We … Continue reading...

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News from PluginR & life after the accident

January 3, 2014
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News from PluginR & life after the accident

Hi: It's been a while since my last post, and many things happened in between: I had an accident last June that took me off from coding for a few months UseR!2013 was held in July Albacete, and I had to cancel my tutorial since I was still in hos...

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News from PluginR & life after the accident

January 3, 2014
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News from PluginR & life after the accident

Hi: It's been a while since my last post, and many things happened in between: I had an accident last June that took me off from coding for a few months UseR!2013 was held in July Albacete, and I had to cancel my tutorial since I was still in hos...

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New Version of RStudio (v0.98)

December 3, 2013
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New Version of RStudio (v0.98)

We’re pleased to announce that the final version of RStudio v0.98 is available for download now. Highlights of the new release include: An interactive debugger for R that is tightly integrated with base R debugging tools (browser, recover, etc.) Numerous improvements to the Workspace pane (which is now called the Environment pane). R Presentations for easy authoring

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R: Mapping Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) Track

November 24, 2013
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R: Mapping Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) Track

After reading Enrico Tonini post, I decided to map the super typhoon Haiyan track using OpenStreetMap, maptools, and ggplot2. If mapping with googleVis was possible with 13 lines only, that can also be achieved with the packages I used; but because I p...

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Thirteen lines of code

November 21, 2013
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Thirteen lines of code

Thanks to R-bloggers, I discovered that googleVis 0.4.7 with RStudio integration is available on CRAN. This is great news, but wasn't this that catched my eye. At the end of the post a beautiful map shows a terrible event of … Continue reading →

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