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Playing with leafletR

August 2, 2015
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Coming back from a bicycle ride in Tarn, I wanted to have a look at the trip. This gave me the opportunity to learn how to use the R package leafletR to obtain an HTML map using leaflet and the great projects OpenStreetMap or Thunderforest (among others). Introduction To use leaflet over R, two packages

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Building a user interface for spatstat

July 30, 2015
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Building a user interface for spatstat

Contents Introduction Get and run it! Roadmap Introduction RStudio developed shiny, an R package that, quoting from their website, “makes it super simple for R users like you to turn analyses into interactive web applications that anyone can use”. It leverages the power of R and its vast collection of packages to allow users to efficiently perform...

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Announcing: Mastering RStudio

July 27, 2015
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Learn the holistic use of RStudio to communicate your R code effectively and persuasively. Max (@nierhoff) and I are both absolute R enthusiasts. We both strongly believe in the power of R for statistical computing. And we are both also fascinated by the nearly endless possibilities of the R programming language enabling users to build robust The post

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Sunbelt XXXV, Social Network Analysis, Statnet and R

July 23, 2015
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Sunbelt XXXV, Social Network Analysis, Statnet and R

by Joseph Rickert The XXXV Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA) was held last month at Brighton beach in the UK. (And I am still bummed out that I was not there.) A run of 35 conferences is impressive indeed, but the social network analysts have been at it for an even longer time...

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EARL2015 Conference, Boston – Full Agenda Announced

July 16, 2015
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EARL2015 Conference, Boston  – Full Agenda Announced

By Liz Matthews, Marketing and Events UK We are delighted to announce the full agenda for the EARL2015 Conference which takes place at the Microsoft NERD Center in Boston in November.  The conference will feature : 4 pre-conference workshops 4 Keynote … Continue reading →

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Overview of R Workshops at London EARL 2015

July 14, 2015
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Overview of R Workshops at London EARL 2015

EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) is a Conference organised by Mango Solutions for users and developers of the open source R programming language. The primary focus of the Conference will be the commercial usage of R across a range … Continue reading →

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RTutor: Credit Booms Gone Bust

RTutor: Credit Booms Gone Bust

RTutor: Credit Booms Gone Bust 2015-07-09 12:00:00 Currently, quite a few students here at Ulm University create RTutor problem sets based on economic articles as part of their Bachelor or Master thesis. RTutor is an R package that allows to develop interactive R problem sets, that can be solved in a browser based or markdown based environment. Thomas Clausing has written a very...

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New Tutorial: Make a Census Explorer!

July 9, 2015
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New Tutorial: Make a Census Explorer!

Today I am happy to announce a new tutorial I am running titled Make a Census Explorer with Shiny! It is free and will be held July 28 in San Francisco. In the tutorial we will combine R’s Shiny framework for web development with the census-mapping choroplethr package to create a browser-based census explorer. You can see the final app here. Here The post

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Online Dashboards: Eight Helpful Tips You Should Hear From Visualization Experts

July 8, 2015
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Online Dashboards: Eight Helpful Tips You Should Hear From Visualization Experts

“There is no such thing as information overload, only bad design” - Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University Edward Tufte The number of organizations working on data-driven projects increased by 125% in the past year. 44% of companies tackle big data “all the time.” 82% of executives call big data “important...

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Creating a TRULY Interactive Map of Craft Breweries in VA Using the leafletR Package (Guest Blog Post by Dr. Keegan Hines)

July 7, 2015
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Creating a TRULY Interactive Map of Craft Breweries in VA Using the leafletR Package (Guest Blog Post by Dr. Keegan Hines)

It’s a good feeling when a great friend who is smarter than you offers to write a blog post, for your blog, that’s better than anything you’ve written so far. Friends, colleagues, people who’ve not yet realized they are at the wrong site: please allow me to introduce to you the awe-inspiring Dr. Keegan Hines. The post

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