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R pkg Easter Eggs — Revenge of Pacman!

April 5, 2016
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R pkg Easter Eggs — Revenge of Pacman!

In my last post, I praised the virtues of pacman. I also wanted to indulge of one of the main benefits of working with one of pacman’s devs: Tyler Rinker. Tyler is a geek’s geek, in the best possible way. And one of the best officemates one could ask for to boot! As evidence of that,...

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Blow Out Tide in the Delaware Estuary

April 5, 2016
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Blow Out Tide in the Delaware Estuary

High winds in the Delaware Estuary region caused a "blowout" tide in early April 2016, where observed water surface elevations were much lower than those predicted via harmonic constituents.  Extreme low blowout tides can hamper navigation due ins...

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Animated Flow in the non-tidal Delaware River

March 27, 2016
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Animated Flow in the non-tidal Delaware River

The Delaware River experienced some high flow in late February 2016, providing an opportunity for an interesting animated graph of river response.This plot was developed using data from the USGS NWIS system for gauges on the Delaware River, retrieved w...

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How to: Weather Radials

March 23, 2016
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How to: Weather Radials

TLDR: Creating weather radials with highcharter and ggplot2. I was surfing by the deep seas of the web and I found the Brice Pierre de la Briere’s blocks and I saw the weather radials which originally are a poster collection. Brice uses D3 and he used D3 very well and I love D3 but I’m in...

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In case you missed it: February 2016 roundup

March 8, 2016
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from February of particular interest to R users. A tutorial on presenting interactive versions of R maps in PowerBI. An animation of Japan's population pyramid through 2050 based on US Census Bureau demographic projections. Interactive visualizations of multivariate data in R with the threejs package. New Zealand's tourism ministry uses...

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Urbanisation Continues – Modeling Regional Apartment Prices in Finland

March 7, 2016
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Urbanisation Continues – Modeling Regional Apartment Prices in Finland

With all the data science and big data hype going on it’s always nice to see real case examples. At Reaktor we have created Kannattaakokauppa.fi, a probabilistic modeling-based interactive visualisation of regional apartment price trends in Finland. The service shows the predicted price levels and trends for year 2017, and by zooming in to a chosen zip code...

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Toying with models: The Game of Life with selection

February 29, 2016
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Toying with models: The Game of Life with selection

Conway’s Game of life is probably the most famous cellular automaton, consisting of a grid of cells developing according simple rules. Today, we’re going to add mutation and selection to the game, and see let patterns evolve. The fate of a cell depends on the number cells that live in the of neighbouring positions. A

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Japans ageing population, animated with R

February 26, 2016
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Japans ageing population, animated with R

The US Census makes a number of its databases available to developers via the Census API. One of those databases is the International Data Base, in which the Census department provides historic demographic breakdowns (population by age and sex) for many countries, along with projections through 2050. Kyle Walker created the R package idbr (currently only available on GitHub)...

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Why I use ggplot2

February 12, 2016
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Why I use ggplot2

If you’ve read my blog, taken one of my classes, or sat next to me on an airplane, you probably know I’m a big fan of Hadley Wickham’s ggplot2 package, especially compared to base R plotting. Not everyone agrees. Among the anti-ggplot2 crowd is JHU Professor Jeff Leek, who yesterday wrote up his thoughts on the Simply Statistics...

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Sentiment Analysis of Uganda Presidential Debate – Using R and Twitter data

February 2, 2016
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Introduction to Digital democracy is here. Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are providing inexpensive ways for individuals to engage on political issues, therefore providing a wealth of data that provides insight on an underlying trend that spans both geography and demography. Outbox Uganda carried out a sentiment analysis of Uganda’s first ever presidential debate last month and...

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