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How to format your chart and axis titles in ggplot2

January 13, 2015
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How to format your chart and axis titles in ggplot2

Once you know how to create simple plots you’ll want to learn how to design more sophisticated plots. A large part of being able to design sophisticated plots is having control over the “non-data elements” of the plot, such as the plot title and axis titles.You want to be able to format those and polish The post How to...

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Mapping Seattle Crime

January 6, 2015
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Mapping Seattle Crime

Last week I published a data visualization of San Francisco crime. This week, I’m mapping Seattle crime data. The map above is moderately complicated to create, so I’ll start this tutorial with a simpler case: the dot distribution map. Seattle crime map, simplified version First, we’ll start by loading the data. Note that I already The post Mapping Seattle...

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Mapping San Francisco crime

December 30, 2014
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Mapping San Francisco crime

When I was working as a data scientist at Apple in Silicon Valley, I’d drive up to San Francisco on nights and weekends to meet a girl for dinner or go to a meetup. I sort of fell in love with the city, and ... The post Mapping San Francisco crime appeared first on SHARP SIGHT LABS.

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Data analysis example with ggplot and dplyr (analyzing ‘supercar’ data, part 2)

December 23, 2014
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Data analysis example with ggplot and dplyr (analyzing ‘supercar’ data, part 2)

For our purposes here, data exploration is the application of data visualization and data manipulation techniques to understand the properties of our dataset. We’re going to be looking for interesting features: things that stand out, trends, and relationships between variables. The post Data analysis example with ggplot and dplyr (analyzing ‘supercar’ data, part 2) appeared first on SHARP SIGHT LABS.

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How to analyze a new dataset (or, analyzing ‘supercar’ data, part 1)

December 16, 2014
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I love cars. The way they sound. The engineering. The craftsmanship. And let’s be honest: fast cars are just fun. Given my love of cars, I frequently watch Top Gear clips on YouTube. A couple of weeks ago, I stumbled across this:   Watching the video, I’m thinking, “253 miles per hour? You’ve got to The post How to...

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