Using R with Routino to provide road network paths between random Tweets and an iconic Smiths landmark

October 31, 2012
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(This article was first published on Alex Singleton » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

A couple of days ago I posted how you can go about installing Routino on OSX; and now I have just finished writing a quick post over on my Rpubs blog about how you go about using it from within R. I also wanted to know a bit more about how R and Twitter play together so this is woven in too. Oh, and I was also listening to the Smiths back catalogue today – thus; you end up with:

Using R with Routino to provide road network paths between random Tweets and an iconic Smiths landmark

For those who don’t know what the connection between the Salford Lads Club and the Smiths is; then have a look at this video:

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