Articles by Hadley Wickham

bigrquery 0.4.0

June 25, 2017 | Hadley Wickham

I’m pleased to announce that bigrquery 0.4.0 is now on CRAN. bigrquery makes it possible to talk to Google’s BigQuery cloud database. It provides both DBI and dplyr backends so you can interact with BigQuery using either low-level SQL or high-level dplyr verbs. Install the latest version of bigrquery ... [Read more...]

2009 Chambers award winner announced

April 28, 2009 | Hadley Wickham

We are pleased to announce that the judges of the Chambers Award have selected the winner of the 2009 competition: Yihui Xie, from the Renmin University of China. Yihui received this year's award for his submission "animation," an R package for using g... [Read more...]

GGobi and Choreography

April 12, 2009 | Hadley Wickham

You might be interested in this rather unusual use of GGobi - to explore and understand dance! Noel Cressie, Ola Ahlqvist, and Hyowon Ban from the Ohio State University have been involved in a collaborative project centred around a William Forsythe mo... [Read more...]

Updated version of GGobi: 2.1.8

August 12, 2008 | Hadley Wickham

We've just posted an updated version of GGobi - version 2.1.8. This version fixes a number of small bugs, particularly with theDescribeDisplay plugin. If you are on windows, make sure to also update to the latest version of gtk linked from the downlo... [Read more...]

Geometric shapes

August 29, 2007 | Hadley Wickham

If you haven't seen them already, be sure to check out Barret Schloerke's geometric shapes. He's an undergrad student who's been working with us over summer to generate a variety of high-dimensional geometric shapes to explore with GGobi.The data incl... [Read more...]

GGobi 2.1.6

August 20, 2007 | Hadley Wickham

Just a quick note to let you know that GGobi 2.1.6 has been releasedand is available from Windows, Mac (with easy installer) and Linuxfrom The changes are largely internalwith a few more bugs being fixed.We are working ... [Read more...]

GGobi 2.1.4 released

October 23, 2006 | Hadley Wickham

We are pleased to announce the release of GGobi 2.1.4. This is another bug fix release, fixing a few annoying crasher bugs, as well some xml and linking bugs. It is available for download now from This version offers ... [Read more...]

GGobi 2 official release

March 27, 2006 | Hadley Wickham

GGobi 2 official releaseWe are pleased to announce the first official release of GGobi 2, available for Windows, Mac and Linux.Since GGobi1, we have made a huge number of changes:much much more stable (thanks to Michael's hard work)now much prettier l... [Read more...]

New website design

February 23, 2006 | Hadley Wickham

You've probably noticed the new design of the GGobi's website. We hope you like it!Be sure to check out how GGobi got its name and the new demo of the parallel coordinates plot. We know that a lot of people have been having problems viewing the movies... [Read more...]

GGobi2 beta for Windows!

February 15, 2006 | Hadley Wickham

We are very pleased to announce the first beta of GGobi2 for windows We have made a huge number of changes since the last version: * much much more stable (thanks to Michael's hard work) * now much prettier looking (thanks to the move to Gtk2) * just a... [Read more...]

Ggobi movies

October 27, 2005 | Hadley Wickham

Have you checked out the ggobi demo movies yet? We've just added a new movie demonstrating using the 2D tour in ggobi. Have a look to learn about the basics of touring, including projection pursuit and manual controls.Is there a movie you'd like to s... [Read more...]

Website revamp

September 13, 2005 | Hadley Wickham

Hi, and welcome to the redesigned GGobi website. Make sure to check out the new demos section to see GGobi in action. Please let us know how you like the new design, and if there's anything you'd like to see. [Read more...]

Hack-at-it 2005

September 4, 2005 | Hadley Wickham

The inaugural GGobi hack-at-it was held on Brady's Lake, Brainerd MN, from the 4th to the 7th of August. We had a great time and even managed to work on GGobi! You will be able to see the results of our efforts in the next release of GGobi, including... [Read more...]

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