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Create Motion Charts in R with the GoogleVis package

January 11, 2011
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Hans Rosling popularized Motion Charts -- 2-d scatterplots that animate over time -- with the GapMinder project. Motion Charts were taken to their augmented-reality extreme in this clip from the BBC programme, The Joy of Stats, but now you can create similar (if less audacious) motion charts for yourself with just R and a Flash-enabled browser. First, you'll need...

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RoogleVision released – a Package for Image Recognition

May 16, 2016
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RoogleVision released – a Package for Image Recognition

First to the naming; it basically is an arbitrary condensation of “R + Google Cloud Vision API”. I wonder why google chooses to mix google with vision. In my opinion it sounds pretty much like “to goggle with vision”, which makes limited sense. For the functionality; the package enables convenient Image Recognition, Object Detection, and OCR using the Google’s Cloud...

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New R package to access World Bank data

April 26, 2016
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Staying on top of new CRAN packages is quite a challenge nowadays. However, thanks to Dirk's CRANberries service I occasionally spot a new gem, such as wbstats, which appeared on CRAN last week. Similarly to the WDI package, wbstats offers an interface to the World Bank database.With the functions of wbstats the World Bank data can...

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yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s: Part 1- Analyzing team”s match performance

April 16, 2016
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yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s: Part 1- Analyzing team”s match performance

There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. C.A.R. Hoare, The 1980 ACM Turing Award Lecture One of my most productive days was throwing

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yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s:Part 3:Overall team performance against all oppositions!

April 11, 2016
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yorkr pads up for the Twenty20s:Part 3:Overall team performance against all oppositions!

Introduction “So in war, the way is to avoid what is strong, and strike at what is weak.” “Thus the expert in battle moves the enemy, and is not moved by him.” “Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.” The Art of War - Sun Tzu This post is a

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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 3-Foxed by flight!

April 7, 2016
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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 3-Foxed by flight!

Introduction He will win, who knows when to fight and when not to fight. He will win, who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle. Hence the skilful fighter puts himself in a position which makes defeat impossible, and

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yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 3!

April 2, 2016
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yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 3!

Introduction “I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.” Robin Williams Get your facts first. Then you can distort them as you please. Mark Twain Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. Elbert Hubbard This is the 3rd post in the “yorkr crashes the IPL party!”

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yorkr crashes the IPL party ! – Part 1

April 2, 2016
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yorkr crashes the IPL party ! – Part 1

  Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit Rabindranath Tagore Introduction In this post, my R package yorkr crashes the IPL party! In my earlier posts I had already created functions for handling Twenty20 matches.

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yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 2

April 2, 2016
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yorkr crashes the IPL party! – Part 2

Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character. Albert Einstein *Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.“* Immanuel Kant If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants Isaac Newton Valid criticism does you a favor. Carl Sagan

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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 1- Beaten by sheer pace!

April 2, 2016
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Introducing cricket package yorkr: Part 1- Beaten by sheer pace!

“We need to regard statistical intuition with proper suspicion and replace impression formation by computation wherever possible” “We are pattern seekers, believers in a coherent world” “The hot hand is entirely in the eyes of the beholders, who are consistently” “too quick to perceive order and causality in randomeness. The hot hand is a” “massive

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