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Mapping Seattle Crime

January 6, 2015
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Mapping Seattle Crime

Last week I published a data visualization of San Francisco crime. This week, I’m mapping Seattle crime data. The map above is moderately complicated to create, so I’ll start this tutorial with a simpler case: the dot distribution map. Seattle crime map, simplified version First, we’ll start by loading the data. Note that I already The post

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Automatic Detection of the Language of a Tweet

January 5, 2015
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Two days ago, in my post to extract automatically my own tweets, and to generate some html list, I mentioned that it would be great if there were a function that could be used to distinguish tweets in English, and tweets in French (usually, I tweet in one of those two languages). And one more time, @3wen came to...

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An automatic code to extract tweets (and to produce the “Somewhere else” review)

January 3, 2015
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A few weeks ago, I ask in a post the (simple) question "dear reader, who are you?" just to know more about the readers of my blog. I found that extremely interesting (even if - to be honest - I was expecting more answers to start a more serious sociological study of the readers of my blog). And an...

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Mapping IPv4 Address (with Hilbert curves) in R

January 2, 2015
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Mapping IPv4 Address (with Hilbert curves) in R

While there’s an unholy affinity in the infosec commuinty with slapping IPv4 addresses onto a world map, that isn’t the only way to spatially visualize IP addresses. A better approach (when tabluation with bar charts, tables or other standard visualization techniques won’t do) is to map IPv4 addresses into Hilbert space-filling curve. You can get a good feel...

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Happy New Year! A look at the top posts from 2014.

January 1, 2015
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Happy New Year everyone! Another year has come and gone, and this blog has just entered its seventh year of publication. (Once again, I missed the anniversary back on December 9.) Thanks to everyone who has supported this blog over the past 6 years by reading, sharing and commenting on our posts. And an extra- special thanks to all...

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Mapping San Francisco crime

December 30, 2014
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Mapping San Francisco crime

When I was working as a data scientist at Apple in Silicon Valley, I’d drive up to San Francisco on nights and weekends to meet a girl for dinner or go to a meetup. I sort of fell in love with the city, and ... The post Mapping San Francisco crime appeared first on SHARP SIGHT LABS.

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Create an R-tree data structure using Rcpp and Boost::Geometry

December 26, 2014
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Create an R-tree data structure using Rcpp and Boost::Geometry

Introduction The purpose of this post is to show how to use Boost::Geometry library which was introduced recently in Rcpp. Especially, we focus on R-tree data structure for searching objects in space because only one spatial index is implemented - R-tree Currently in this library. Boost.Geometry which is part of the Boost C++ Libraries gives us algorithms for solving geometry problems. In this library, the...

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Create an R-tree data structure using Rcpp and Boost::Geometry

December 26, 2014
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Create an R-tree data structure using Rcpp and Boost::Geometry

Introduction The purpose of this post is to show how to use Boost::Geometry library which was introduced recently in Rcpp. Especially, we focus on R-tree data structure for searching objects in space because only one spatial index is implemented - R-tree Currently in this library. Boost.Geometry which is part of the Boost C++ Libraries gives us algorithms for solving geometry problems. In this library, the...

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Calibrated Hull and White short-rates with RQuantLib and ESGtoolkit

December 24, 2014
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Calibrated Hull and White short-rates with RQuantLib and ESGtoolkit

In this post, I use R packages RQuantLib and ESGtoolkit for the calibration and simulation of the famous Hull and White short-rate model. QuantLib is an open source C++ library for quantitative analysis, modeling, trading, and risk management of financial … Continue reading →

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Can R and ggvis help solve Serial’s murder?

December 22, 2014
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Can R and ggvis help solve Serial’s murder?

Like much of America, I followed season one of Sarah Koenig’s true-crime podcast Serial with an interest that bordered on obsession. Serial tells the story of the Baltimore 1999 murder of high-schooler Hae Min Lee, and of state prisoner Adnan Syed, who was convicted of the crime but to this day maintains his innocence. One especially gripping episode...

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