273 search results for "Animation"

Initial release 0.1.0 of package RcppSMC

March 24, 2012
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Initial release 0.1.0 of package RcppSMC

Hm, I realized that I announced this on Google+ (via Rcpp) as well as on Twitter, on the r-packages list, wrote a new and simple web page for it, but had not put it on my blog. So here is some catching up.Sequential Monte Carlo / Particle Filter is ...

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Visualizing left-right government positions

March 19, 2012
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Visualizing left-right government positions

How does the political landscape of Europe change over time? One way to approach this question is to map the socio-economic left-right positions of the governments in power. So let’s plot the changing ideological  positions of the governments using data … Continue reading →

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Ideas on A Really Fast Statistics Journal

March 15, 2012
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I was writing comments on the blog post A proposal for a really fast statistics journal, and I realized the comment box was too small to write down my ideas. I like the proposal a lot, and I feel really bad about the current model of submitting and rev...

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Change in life expectancy animated with geo charts

March 12, 2012
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Change in life expectancy animated with geo charts

The data of the World Bank is absolutely amazing. I had said this before, but their updated iPhone App gives me a reason to return to this topic. Version 3 of the DataFinder App allows you to visualise the data on your phone, including motion maps, see...

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A Direct Marketing In-flight Forecasting System

February 29, 2012
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A Direct Marketing In-flight Forecasting System

This is an edited version of A Direct Marketing In-flight Forecasting System. The original article was written by Shannon Terry and Ben Ogorekm, Nationwide Insurrance, in order to enter the “Applications of R in Business” contest organised by Revolution Analytics. This is the winning entry of the contest. I added some notes in the third

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Maps with R (III)

February 23, 2012
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Maps with R (III)

In my previous posts (1 and 2) I wrote about maps with complex legends but without any kind of interactivity. …Continuar leyendo »

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Japan Quake Map 2010-2011

February 2, 2012
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Japan Quake Map 2010-2011

1 Introduction “The 3.11 Tohoku Earthquake in Japan”, It did serious damage to Japan. I have attempted gaining

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Illustrating the Deferred Acceptance Algorithm with R

January 17, 2012
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Illustrating the Deferred Acceptance Algorithm with R

The Deferred Acceptance Algorithm (DAA) goes back to Gale and Shapley (1962). They introduce a rather simple algorithm that finds a stable matching for example for college admissions or in a marriage market. In a marriage market where M men have prefer...

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Installing quantstrat from R-forge and source

January 10, 2012
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Installing quantstrat from R-forge and source

R is used extensively in the financial industry; many of my recent clients have been working in or developing products for the financial sector. Some common applications are to use R to analyze market data and evaluate quantitative trading strategies. Custom solutions are almost always the best way to do this, but the quantstrat package The post Installing...

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Plotting earthquake data

January 2, 2012
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Plotting earthquake data

Since 4th September 2010 we have had over 2,800 quakes (considering only magnitude 3+) in Christchurch. Quakes come in swarms, with one or few strong shocks, followed by numerous smaller ones and then the ocasional shock, creating an interesting data … Continue reading →

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