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Boxplots or raw data graphs?

October 14, 2010
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Boxplots or raw data graphs?

We recently had a dilemma for an OSI publication about the design for the graphs. There will be dozens of these graphs showing the mean score on a given variable for nearly 11000 parents from 10 countries. This example is for household wealth which has values ranging from 0 to 16. These are the three

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Labeled outliers in R boxplot

Labeled outliers in R boxplot

Boxplots are a good way to get some insight in your data, and while R provides a fine ‘boxplot’ function, it doesn’t label the outliers in the graph. However, with a little code you can add labels yourself:The numbers plotted next to ...

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South Carolina Republican Debate with R

January 19, 2016
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South Carolina Republican Debate with R

Continuing with the series analyzing republican debates, the latest in South Carolina confirms a few of the trends i’ve been observing, mainly that: Trump likes to repeat himself (maybe he likes to stick with what has worked so far?). Trump also likes to keep it short: everyone else says more things for longer at a time. The most...

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Annotate a phylogenetic tree with insets

January 11, 2016
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Annotate a phylogenetic tree with insets

ggtree implemented a function, subview, that can add subplots on a ggplot2 object. It had successful applied to plot pie graphs on map. set.seed(2016-01-04) tr <- rtree(30) tr <- groupClade(tr, node=45) p <- ggtree(tr, aes(color=group)) + g...

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More republican debate analysis with R

January 6, 2016
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More republican debate analysis with R

A few weeks late, here is a follow-up analysis using R, of the transcript of the latest Republican primary debate held at Las Vegas, Nevada. Like the previous post, it should be interesting to see some word-clouds and some trends from the front-runners (and of course, Donald Trump). Getting and cleaning the data As in the last post, we’re going to import...

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ggplot 2.0.0

December 22, 2015
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I’m very pleased to announce the release of ggplot2 2.0.0. I know I promised that there wouldn’t be any more updates, but while working on the 2nd edition of the ggplot2 book, I just couldn’t stop myself from fixing some long standing problems. On the scale of ggplot2 releases, this one is huge with over

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The Pirate Plot – An R Pirate’s favorite plot

December 10, 2015
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The Pirate Plot – An R Pirate’s favorite plot

One of the most common types of datasets people want to plot is one where there is a continuous dependent variable – like age, company profit, or beard length – as a function of a categorical independent variable – like gender, a specific company, or one’s pirate ship. Unfortunately, despite the vast improvements in computational ...

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My First (R) Shiny App: An Annotated Tutorial

December 5, 2015
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My First (R) Shiny App: An Annotated Tutorial

I’ve been meaning to learn Shiny for 2 years now… and thanks to a fortuitous email from @ImADataGuy this morning and a burst of wild coding energy about 5 hours ago, I

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Using knitr and R to make instructor/student handout versions

November 29, 2015
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I teach some of my lab sections using R, and so I need to create lab handouts that include nicely formatted R commands and R output as an example for the students. These handouts will also include exercises where the students will be writing their own R code, or interpreting the results, or generating figures.

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What the candidates say, analyzing republican debates using R

November 26, 2015
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What the candidates say, analyzing republican debates using R

As most people realize, this is probably one of the most data-rich primary campaigns in history, with hundreds of professional pollsters poring over every data-point trying to understand voter’s intention. So here is another data-rich post to that end. I was glad to discover the University of California at Santa Barbara’s webpage with tons of high-quality data related to the...

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