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Reverse Geocode using Google API and XML package in R – PART 2

November 3, 2015
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As promised in my previous post this post will dive deeper into understanding how to create links in R and further execute them to generate a list of XML output. In the third and final post we will use this list to filter the data and extract the infor...

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Loss Developments via Growth Curves and Stan

November 3, 2015
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Loss Developments via Growth Curves and Stan

Last week I posted a biological example of fitting a non-linear growth curve with Stan/RStan. Today, I want to apply a similar approach to insurance data using ideas by David Clark and James Guszcza .Instead of predicting the growth of dugongs (sea cows), I would like to predict the growth of cumulative insurance...

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Fruit Plot: Plotting Using Multiple PNGs

October 30, 2015
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Fruit Plot: Plotting Using Multiple PNGs

In one of our previous posts (Halloween: An Excuse for Plotting with Icons), we gave a quick tutorial on how to plot using icons using ggplot. A reader, Dr. D. K. Samuel asked in a comment how to use multiple … Continue reading →

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Mapping with ggplot: Create a nice choropleth map in R

October 27, 2015
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I was working on making a map in R recently and after an extensive search online, I found a hundred different ways to do it and yet each way didn't work quite right for my data and what I wanted to do. Eventually, I found a way to make it work after p...

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Open Data in Belgium – release of BelgiumStatistics R package

Open Data in Belgium – release of BelgiumStatistics R package

On 22/10/2015, the Belgium government launched its Open Data initiative by releasing a number of datasets related to population statistics, fiscal information, 'kadaster', the 2011 census and some tools. Because BNOSAC works a lot with these kind of data and because we like to promote open data, an R package called BelgiumStatistics was made available for R users at...

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Reverse Geocode using Google API and XML package in R – PART 1

October 27, 2015
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Reverse Geocode using Google API and XML package in R – PART 1

World MapAlmost all the times we com across data that is not in the format we require it to be. Sometimes it has some information we need and other times we require additional information that can be retrieved using the data at hand. In the current tut...

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Warsaw R-Users Group Meeting #12

October 21, 2015
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Warsaw R-Users Group Meeting #12

After summer holidays we are back with two talks: 6pm-6:30 – Adolfo Álvarez PhD ,,5 lessons I have learned at Analyx”. 7pm-7:30 – Piotr Migdał, PhD ,,Jupyter – the environment for learning and doing data analysis’’. See you tomorrow (22/10/2015) at 6 pm, Department of Mathematics, Warsaw University of Technology, Koszykowa 75 room 329. You … Czytaj dalej...

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Preview of EARL Boston, November 2-4

October 19, 2015
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I'm honoured to be giving the opening keynote at the Effective Applications of R Conference (EARL) Conference in Boston on November 2. My presentation will be on the business economics and opportunity of open source data science, with a focus on applications that are now possible given the convergence of big data platforms, cloud technology, and data science software...

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New features in genomation package

October 15, 2015
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New features in genomation package

Extending genomation to work with paired-end BAM filesExtending genomation to work with paired-end BAM filesAccelerate functions responsible for reading genomic filesParallelizing data processing in ScoreMatrixListArithmetic, indicator and logic operations as well as subsetting work on ScoreMatrix objectsImprovements and new arguments in visualization functionsFaster...

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Revisiting crimes against women in India

October 15, 2015
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Revisiting crimes against women in India

Here I go again, raking the muck about crimes against women in India. My earlier post “A crime map of India in R: Crimes against women in India” garnered a lot of responses from readers. In fact one of the readers even volunteered to create the only choropleth map in that post. The data for

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