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Lessons Learned from Developing a Data Product

October 11, 2015
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Lessons Learned from Developing a Data Product

For an assignment I was asked to develop a visual ‘data product’ that informed decisions on video game ratings taking as an indicator their ranking on the MetaCritic site. I decided to use RStudio’s Shiny package to develop it as a visual product and then publish it to shinyapps.io, RStudio’s cloud service for publishing Shiny

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The Graphical Network Associated with Customer Churn

October 8, 2015
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The Graphical Network Associated with Customer Churn

The node representing "Will Not Stay" draws our focus toward the left side of the following undirected graph. Customers of a health care insurance provider were asked about their intentions to renew at the next sign-up period. We focus on those indicat...

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How to Change the Reference Map in Choroplethr

October 8, 2015
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How to Change the Reference Map in Choroplethr

Last week I released an update to choroplethr that lets you combine choropleth maps with reference maps. Since that post many people have asked if it’s possible to change the reference map that choroplethr uses. The answer is yes, but it requires some code. Here is the same choropleth (New York City ZIP Code Income) with three The post

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Replicating NatGeo’s “Proper” Earthquake Map in R

October 4, 2015
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Replicating NatGeo’s “Proper” Earthquake Map in R

I saw this post over at NatGeo over the weekend and felt compelled to replicate this: with ggplot2. Three shapefiles later and we have it close enough to toss into a post (and I really don’t believe the continent names are necessary). library(rgdal) library(ggplot2) library(ggthemes)   # grab these from http://rud.is/dl/quakefile.tgz   world <- readOGR("countries.geo.json",

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Next Kölner R User Meeting: Friday, 18 September 2015

September 15, 2015
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Next Kölner R User Meeting: Friday, 18 September 2015

The 15th Cologne R user group meeting is scheduled for this Friday, 18 September 2015 and we have a full agenda with three talks followed by networking drinks. R in big data pipeline with luigi (Yuki Katoh)R in big data pipeline: Put your awesome R codes into production. Learn how to build...

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mapview 0.5.0

September 13, 2015
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mapview 0.5.0

I have put some more effort into mapview. The current version 0.5.0 has some new features which make the whole experience much more user-friendly. In a nutshell, changes/additions are as follows: mapView() is now also defined for SpatialPixelsDataFrame all Spatial … Continue reading →

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Sampling distribution of Gini coefficient

September 11, 2015
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Sampling distribution of Gini coefficient

Inequality measures Part of my motivation for importing the New Zealand Income Survey(NZIS) simulated unit record file provided by Statistics New Zealand was to explore the characteristics of various measures of inequality. In particular, I’m interested in what happens to the sampling distributions as sample size changes of the following summary statistics: Gini coefficient (ie the area between...

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User Question: How to Add a State Border to a Zip Code Map?

September 10, 2015
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User Question: How to Add a State Border to a Zip Code Map?

A user recently asked me how to add a state outline to a Zip Code map. Consider this map, which shows the percent white of each Zip Code Tabulated Area (ZCTA) in New York and New Jersey: Clearly the ZCTAs in northern New York have the highest concentration of white residents. However, it would still The post

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On NCDF Climate Datasets

September 3, 2015
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On NCDF Climate Datasets

Mid november, a nice workshop on big data and environment will be organized, in Argentina, We will talk a lot about climate models, and I wanted to play a little bit with those data, stored on http://dods.ipsl.jussieu.fr/mc2ipsl/. Since Ewen (aka @3wen) has been working on those datasets recently, he kindly told me how to read those datasets (in some ncdf format). He did show me...

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About to teach Statistical Graphics and Visualization course at CMU

August 31, 2015
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About to teach Statistical Graphics and Visualization course at CMU

I’m pretty excited for tomorrow: I’ll begin teaching the Fall 2015 offering of 36-721, Statistical Graphics and Visualization. This is a half-semester course designed primarily for students in our MSP program (Masters in Statistical Practice). A large part of the … Continue reading →

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