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## How to Make a Histogram with ggvis in R

March 13, 2015
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The two previous posts described how you can make histograms with basic R and the ggplot2 package. This third and last part of our histograms tutorial will look at how to make a histogram with ggvis. This package is similar to ggplot2, as it is also based on “the grammar of graphics”. However, ggvis has The post

## A Monte Carlo Simulation for Pi Day

March 12, 2015
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by Joseph Rickert What will you be doing at 26 minutes and 53 seconds past 9 this coming Saturday morning? I will probably be running simulations. I have become obsessed with an astounding result from number theory and have been trying to devise Monte Carlo simulations to get at it. The result, well known to number theorists says: choose...

## A Compendium of Clean Graphs in R

March 12, 2015
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Every data analyst knows that a good graph is worth a thousand words, and perhaps a hundred tables. But how should one create a good, clean graph? In R, this task is anything but

## How to Make a Histogram with Basic R

March 10, 2015
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Over the next week we will cover the basics of how to create your own histograms in R. Three options will be explored: basic R commands, ggplot2 and ggvis. These posts are aimed at beginning and intermediate R users who need an accessible and easy-to-understand resource. Want to learn more? Discover the R tutorials at DataCamp. What Is The post

## Visual Complexity

March 10, 2015
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Oh, can it be, the voices calling me, they get lost and out of time (Little Black Submarines, The Black Keys) Last October I did this experiment about complex domain coloring. Since I like giving my posts a touch of randomness, I have done this experiment. I plot four random functions on the form p1(x)*p2(x)/p3(x) where pi(x) are polynomials … Continue reading...

## Animation in R

March 9, 2015
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Information about the student and the project. Contributed by Malcolm Hess Malcolm attended the pioneer class of the  NYCdata Science Academy bootcamp with instructor Vivian Zhang.

March 7, 2015
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Hadley Wickham announced at Twitter that RStudio now provides CRAN package download logs. I was wondering about the download numbers of my package and wrote some code to extract that information from the logs… The first code snippet is taken from the log website itself: Then I downloaded all files into a folder: Unzipping did

March 7, 2015
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Hadley Wickham announced at Twitter that RStudio now provides CRAN package download logs. I was wondering about the download numbers of my package and wrote some code to extract that information from the logs… The first code snippet is taken from the log website itself: Then I downloaded all files into a folder: Unzipping did … Continue reading...

March 6, 2015
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It's fair to say that Hadley Wickham, chief scientist at RStudio and a new member of the R Foundation, has made great contributions to the R community. Not only is he the author of several R-related books including Advanced R, Hadley is also the author of dozens of R packages which have transformed the way that data scientists work...

## R Basics at Simple Talk

March 5, 2015
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News that Microsoft will acquire Revolution Analytics has raised interest about R among SQL Server and .NET developers and administrators.  Simple-Talk is an online technical journal and hub for a community of such users.  I just wrote a...