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GEOSTAT 2015: a write-up

August 30, 2015
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GEOSTAT 2015: a write-up

The week before last I attended the GEOSTAT summer school in Lancaster. GEOSTAT is an annual week-long meeting devoted to ‘geostatistics’ (or ‘spatial statistics’ - we’ll come on to the difference subsequently). Having seen the impressive range of materials from previous ‘GEOSTATs’, I was greatly looking forward to the event as a hub of learning, research and community-building, organised...

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New release: Choroplethr v3.2.0

August 27, 2015
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New release: Choroplethr v3.2.0

Today I am happy to announce that a new version of choroplethr, v3.2.0, is now available. You can get it by typing the following from an R console: install.packages("choroplethr") Note that it sometimes takes a few days for new packages to get copied to each CRAN mirror. If install.packages(“choroplethr”) only gets you version 3.1.0, please try again tomorrow. The post

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Spatio-Temporal Kriging in R

August 27, 2015
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Spatio-Temporal Kriging in R

PrefaceI am writing this post more for reminding to myself some theoretical background and the steps needed to perform spatio-temporal kriging in gstat. This month I had some free time to spend on small projects not specifically related to my primary occupation. I decided to spend some time trying to learn this technique since it may become useful in...

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Following up on news stories with choroplethr and R

August 25, 2015
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Following up on news stories with choroplethr and R

by Ari Lamstein, consultant specializing in software engineering and data analysis and author of the free email course Learn to Map Census Data in R. One of my favorite things about R is that it allows me to follow up on interesting news stories. Consider this interview on EconTalk about the history of fracking in America. Russ Roberts interviewed...

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Five Interactive R Visualizations With D3, ggplot2, & RStudio

August 24, 2015
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Five Interactive R Visualizations With D3, ggplot2, & RStudio

Plotly has a new R API and ggplot2 library for making beautiful graphs. The API lets you produce interactive D3.js graphs with R. This post has five examples. Head to our docs to get a key and you can start making, embedding, and sharing plots. The code below produces our first plot. library(plotly) set.seed(100) d <- diamonds plot_ly(d, x = carat,

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Modern Honey Network Machinations with R, Python, phantomjs, HTML & JavaScript

August 23, 2015
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Modern Honey Network Machinations with R, Python, phantomjs, HTML & JavaScript

This was (initially) going to be a blog post announcing the new mhn R package (more on what that is in a bit) but somewhere along the way we ended up taking a left turn at Albuquerque (as we often do here at ddsec hq) and had an adventure in a twisty maze of Modern Honey Network...

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How to Remove State Abbreviations from a Choroplethr Map

August 20, 2015
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How to Remove State Abbreviations from a Choroplethr Map

Today I will demonstrate how to remove state abbreviations from a choroplethr map. I will also demonstrate how to combine multiple maps into a single image. This is what the final image looks like: In this case the abbreviations obscure information for the northeast part of the country, so it’s useful to remove them. Step The post

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Playing with R, Shiny Dashboard and Google Analytics Data

August 17, 2015
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Playing with R, Shiny Dashboard and Google Analytics Data

In this post, I want to share some examples of data visualization I was playing with recently. Like in many other occasions, my field of application is digital analytics data. Precisely, data from Google Analytics.You might remember a previous post whe...

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Mapping Historic US Presidential Election Results

August 13, 2015
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Mapping Historic US Presidential Election Results

Today I will demonstrate how to map historic US Presidential Election results in R. If you want to skip ahead and play with a shiny app that lets you visualize this dataset, then click here. The dataset we will use comes from wikipedia’s List of United States presidential election results by state and is packaged in the choroplethr The post

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cdcfluview – On The Way to “CRAN 7K”

August 9, 2015
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I like to turn coincidence into convergence whenever possible. This weekend, a user of cdcfluview had a question that caused me to notice a difference in behaviour between the package was interacting with CDC FluView API, so I updated the package to accommodate the change and the user. Around the same time, @recology_ tweeted: we're

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