Articles by hunzikp

velox – Fast Raster Manipulation and Extraction in R

September 11, 2016 | hunzikp

I’m happy to announce that I’ve recently published the velox R package. velox allows performing common raster operations in R much faster than alternative packages. The following plot provides a brief overview of the speed-up associated with using velox, as opposed to the well-known raster package: velox is ...
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Solving the Map Coloring Problem in R

November 10, 2015 | hunzikp

In this blog post I explore the question of how to color maps in a way that ensures optimal readability, while using a small set of colors. I also introduce the new MapColoring R package, which provides a practical solution to this problem in a user friendly manner. The Problem ...
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