3616 search results for "GIS"

Plot with ggplot2, interact, collaborate, and share online

July 31, 2014
By
Plot with ggplot2, interact, collaborate, and share online

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Marianne Corvellec from Plotly. This post is based on an interactive Notebook (click to view) she presented at the R User Conference on July 1st, 2014. Plotly is a platform for making, editing, and sharing graphs. If you are used to making plots with ggplot2, you can

Read more »

Plain vanilla BlackJack simulation with R

July 30, 2014
By
Plain vanilla BlackJack simulation with R

Please before continue reading, make sure to read the disclaimer at the bottom of this article. Here is a simulation I run with R in the same period I created the poker one. I have just decided to call it plain vanilla since neither double down or split pairs are allowed. Rules are as basic as they can be....

Read more »

Packages vs ProjectTemplate

Packages vs ProjectTemplate tl;dr Imposing a different structure than R packages for distributing R code is a bad idea, especially now that R package tools have gotten to the point where managing a package has become much easier. ProjectTemplate ?? My last two posts (1, 2) provided an argument and an example of why one should use R packages to contain...

Read more »

2 new R jobs (for July 29th 2014)

July 29, 2014
By
r_jobs

This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-07-29), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this link to post a new R job (it’s free, and registration takes less than 10 seconds). If you are a job seekers, please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest (or visit previous...

Read more »

Clipping spatial data in R

July 28, 2014
By
Clipping spatial data in R

This miniature vignette shows how to clip spatial data based on different spatial objects in R and a ‘bounding box’. Spatial overlays are common in GIS applications and R users are fortunate that the clipping and spatial subsetting functions are mature and fairly fast. We’ll also write a new function called gClip(), that will make clipping by bounding boxes...

Read more »

Comment on Sustainability and innovation in staple crop production in the US Midwest

July 28, 2014
By
Comment on Sustainability and innovation in staple crop production in the US Midwest

After writing a blog post about the paper “Sustainability and innovation in staple crop production in the US Midwest” I decided to submit a formal comment to the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability in July 2013, which was published today. As far as I know, Heinemann et al. provided a rebuttal to my comments, which

Read more »

jpmml and R (Free Webinar)

July 28, 2014
By
jpmml and R (Free Webinar)

This free, global webinar will provide an introduction to jpmml, the world’s leading open-source PMML scoring engine currently being utilized by companies such as Airbnb to rapidly deploy predictive models into production. Webinar Format: – What is PMML? – Building … Continue reading →

Read more »

Calculating VaR with R

July 27, 2014
By
Calculating VaR with R

Simulations can be useful in an unimaginably large number of scenarios. Finance in particular is a field of study where maths and statistics have made led to great advances (sometimes for the good, sometimes for the bad). Value at Risk is just another example of subject where a simulation approach could be handy. But, what is VaR? VaR is...

Read more »

Shifting Centre of Gravity of US Fossil Fuel Production

July 27, 2014
By
Shifting Centre of Gravity of US Fossil Fuel Production

My research Fracking Growth investigates the localised impacts of the current oil and gas production boom in the US. The boom is triggered by extraction of oil and gas deposits, that were previously not possible to exploit. The shale deposits have become technologically recoverable due to a combination of horizontal drilling technology and hydraulic fracturing, which

Read more »

Stochastic processes and stocks simulation

July 25, 2014
By
Stochastic processes and stocks simulation

Please before continue reading, make sure to read the disclaimer at the bottom of this article. Sometimes names of phenomena do not look like they suit the things they are attached to. In my opinion, that’s the case for stochastic processes.Stochastic process is a fancy word to describe a collection of random variables, which should represent the path of...

Read more »

Sponsors

Mango solutions



RStudio homepage



Zero Inflated Models and Generalized Linear Mixed Models with R

Quantide: statistical consulting and training

datasociety

http://www.eoda.de





ODSC

ODSC

CRC R books series





Six Sigma Online Training









Contact us if you wish to help support R-bloggers, and place your banner here.

Never miss an update!
Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive
e-mails with the latest R posts.
(You will not see this message again.)

Click here to close (This popup will not appear again)