Articles by Robert

Dataviz of the week, 12/4/17

April 12, 2017 | Robert

This week, a chart with some Bayesian polemic behind it. Alexander Etz put this on Twitter: He is working on an R package to provide easy Bayesian adjustments for reporting bias with a method by Guan & Vandekerchhove. Imagine a study … Continue reading →
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Dataviz of the week: 8/3/17

March 8, 2017 | Robert

  Corinne Riddell posted this on Twitter. It’s one version of multiple time series that she tried out, one for each USA state. It’s not the finished article, but is really nice for its combination of that recognisable shape (I … Continue reading →
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St Swithun’s Day simulator

July 15, 2015 | Robert

I got a bit bored (sorry Mike), and wrote this. I didn’t take long (I tell you that not so much to cover my backside as to celebrate the majesty of R). First, I estimated probabilities of a day being … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Roman dataviz and inference in complex systems

May 29, 2015 | Robert

I’m in Rome at the International Workshop on Computational Economics and Econometrics. I gave a seminar on Monday on the ever-popular subject of data visualization. Slides are here. In a few minutes, I’ll be speaking on Inference in Complex Systems, … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Transparent hurricane paths in R

October 1, 2014 | Robert

Arthur Charpentier has written a really nice blog post about obtaining hurricane tracks and plotting them. He then goes on to do other clever Markov process models, but as a dataviz guy who knows almost nothing about meteorology, I want to … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Save your simulation study seeds

September 11, 2014 | Robert

Here in the Northern hemisphere, gardeners are gathering seeds from their prize-winning vegetables are storing them away for next year’s crop. Today at the 20th London Stata Users’ Group meeting, I learnt a similar trick. It’s strange I never thought … Continue reading → [Read more...]
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