457 search results for "shiny"

analyze the national longitudinal surveys (nls) with r

November 25, 2014
By

as the oldest panel survey out there, the bureau of labor statistics' national longitudinal surveys (nls) have been operating so long that justin bieber's grandparents might be too young (and also too legally canadian) to have participated in the initi...

Read more »

YATORP — Yet Another Tutorial on R Packaging

November 24, 2014
By

What the world needs right now is yet another tutorial on R packages and their creation. Luckily, this last Friday and Saturday, I had the opportunity to present in a workshop organized by Frank DiTraglia at Penn's shiny new Warren Center, and held a...

Read more »

Information Density and Custom Chart Designs

November 21, 2014
By
Information Density and Custom Chart Designs

I’ve been doodling today with a some charts for the Wrangling F1 Data With R living book, trying to see how much information I can start trying to pack into a single chart. The initial impetus came simply from thinking about a count of laps led in a particular race by each drive; this morphed

Read more »

The three types of Reddit posts, and how they make it to the front page

November 19, 2014
By
The three types of Reddit posts, and how they make it to the front page

Todd Schneider's blog post on solving the traveling salesman problem with R hit the front page of reddit.com. This is a big deal: front-page placement on the popular social news site can drive a ton of traffic (in Todd's case, 1.3 million pageviews). But what factors determine which of reddit's contributed links make it to the front page? (There...

Read more »

LA R Meetup Summary: Highlights from useR! 2014 – Part 2

November 18, 2014
By
LA R Meetup Summary: Highlights from useR! 2014 – Part 2

Last week the LA R meetup featured another round of 5 speakers each highlighting a...

Read more »

A Letter of Recommendation for Nan Xiao

November 17, 2014
By
A Letter of Recommendation for Nan Xiao

I hope my letter could boost this guy up like: I'm not sure if I'm a good observer, but time and time again I feel some people are undervalued, or they were not given better opportunities to show their value. Not surprisingly, I know quite a few such people in the Chinese R/stats community, mainly because of the...

Read more »

3D Plots with ggplot2 and Plotly

November 11, 2014
By
3D Plots with ggplot2 and Plotly

by Matt Sundquist Plotly, co-founder Plotly is a platform for data analysis, graphing, and collaboration. You can use ggplot2, Plotly's R API, and Plotly's web app to make and share interactive plots. Now, you can you can also make 3D plots. Immediately below are a few examples of 3D plots. In this post we will show how to make...

Read more »

F1 Championship Race, 2014 – Winning Combinations…

November 8, 2014
By
F1 Championship Race, 2014 – Winning Combinations…

As we come up to the final two races of the 2014 Formula One season, the double points mechanism for the final race means that two drivers are still in with a shot at the Drivers’ Championship: Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. As James Allen describes in Hamilton closes in on world title: maths favour

Read more »

A Look at the World Values Survey

November 4, 2014
By
A Look at the World Values Survey

by Peggy Fan Ph.D. Candidate at Stanford's Graduate School of Education Part of my dissertation at Stanford Graduate School of Education, International Comparative Education program, is looking at the World Values Survey (WVS), a cross-national social survey that started in 1981. Since then there has been 6 waves, and the surveys include questions that capture the demographic, behaviors, personal...

Read more »

Creating More Effective Graphs

November 4, 2014
By
Creating More Effective Graphs

A few years ago I ordered a copy of the 2005 edition of Creating More Effective Graphs by Naomi Robbins. Somewhat shamefully I admit that the book got buried beneath a deluge of papers and other books and never received the attention it was due. Having recently discovered the R Graph Catalog, which implements many

Read more »