Articles by Alex Singleton » R

2011 Census Open Atlas Project

February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

This month has seen the release of the 2011  census data for England and Wales at Output Area Level. This offers the possibility to map various attributes about people and places for very small geographic areas. Output Areas represent the most detailed geography for which Census data are released and are ... [Read more...]

Creating 2011 Census Output Area Change Maps Using R

December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2001 Census used a different set of Output Areas (OA) than the current 2011 boundaries; reflecting changes in the spatial distribution of the underlying population. For example, if an area has become more heavily populated since 2001, it makes sense that a previous OA might be split into multiple new segments. The ... [Read more...]

How Scenic is the HS2 Route?

October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is fairly clear from the duration between this and my last post that various other things have been getting in the way of updates. Anyway, I shall try and post a few updates on news and things I have been working on recently in the coming weeks before getting ... [Read more...]

Ubuntu – Installing R and RGedit Plugin

February 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

R is a fantastic bit of software which I have been using on and off for a number of years since I gave up on SAS due to their (free for academics) annoying licenses and limited support for the things I wanted to do – R is infinitely flexible and totally ... [Read more...]

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