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In case you missed it: June 2013 Roundup

July 3, 2013
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from June of particular interest to R users: You can create a Word document from a template and an R script with the R2DOCX package. Joe Rickert reviews books and other resources for learning about time series analysis in R. Timely Portfolio covers 15 years of history of time series...

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Visualising Crime Hotspots in England and Wales using {ggmap}

June 24, 2013
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Visualising Crime Hotspots in England and Wales using {ggmap}

Two weeks ago, I was looking for ways to make pretty maps for my own research project. A quick search led me to some very informative blog posts by Kim Gilbert, David Smith and Max Marchi. Eventually, I Google'd the excellent crime weather map exa...

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Creating a BI Dashboard: Part 1

June 23, 2013
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Creating a BI Dashboard: Part 1

Introduction A few first posts of this blog will demonstrate how to build each report hosted by the business intelligence (BI) application dashboard shown below (see Fig. 1). This application uses the following tools and technologies R – a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics, ASP.NET MVC4 – a free framework for building

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Time Is on My Side – A Small Example for Text Analytics on a Stream

June 23, 2013
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Time Is on My Side – A Small Example for Text Analytics on a Stream

Introduction and BackgroundWhile my last posting was about recommendation in the context of Location Based Social Networks there are also other interesting topics regarding the analysis of unstructured data. The most established one is probably Text Analytics/Mining focusing on all sorts of text data.For me, coming from spatial analysis, these topic is relatively new but I couldn’t help noticing...

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Generating Alerts From Guardian University Tables Data

June 23, 2013
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Generating Alerts From Guardian University Tables Data

One of the things I’ve been pondering with respect to the whole data journalism process is how journalists without a lot of statistical training can quickly get a feel for whether there may be interesting story leads in a dataset, or how they might be able to fashion “alerts” that bring attention to data elements

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Everything in Its Right Place: Visualization and Content Analysis of Radiohead Lyrics

June 22, 2013
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Everything in Its Right Place: Visualization and Content Analysis of Radiohead Lyrics

IntroductionI am not a huge Radiohead fan.To be honest, the Radiohead I know and love and remember is that which was a rock band without a lot of 'experimental' tracks - a band you discovered on Big Shiny Tunes 2, or because your friends told you about...

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Datagrabbing Commonly Formatted Sheets from a Google Spreadsheet – Guardian 2014 University Guide Data

June 20, 2013
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Datagrabbing Commonly Formatted Sheets from a Google Spreadsheet – Guardian 2014 University Guide Data

So it seems like it’s that time of year when the Guardian publish their university rankings data (Datablog: University guide 2014), which means another opportunity to have a tinker and see what I’ve learned since last year… (Last year’s hack was a Filtering Guardian University Data Every Which Way You Can…, where I had a

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Visualising Crime Hotspots in England and Wales using {ggmap}

June 18, 2013
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Visualising Crime Hotspots in England and Wales using {ggmap}

Two weeks ago, I was looking for ways to make pretty maps for my own research project. A quick search led me to some very informative blog posts by Kim Gilbert, David Smith and Max Marchi. Eventually, I Google'd the excellent crime weather map exa...

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Twitter Twitter on the Web, Who is the Most Popular of All? Interactively Determining Popularity of Two Entitites on Twitter

June 12, 2013
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Twitter Twitter on the Web, Who is the Most Popular of All? Interactively Determining Popularity of Two Entitites on Twitter

Code updated based on feedback (see list of changes at the very end)Okay, that was a take on the mirror mirror on the wall quote from Snow White. This continues my saga of learning from the superb work done by the R-community and building on their...

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Crayfish or crawdad? Mapping US dialect variations with R

June 7, 2013
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Crayfish or crawdad? Mapping US dialect variations with R

I grew up in Australia, where I learned to speak English. Or so I thought: when I moved overseas to the UK, and especially when I moved to the States, I soon learned these are distinct cultures separated by a common language. Words which I previously had no context for being different anywhere else, such as "runners" ("sneakers"), "lemonade"...

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