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U.S. Drought Monitoring With Hexbin State Maps in R

May 15, 2015
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U.S. Drought Monitoring With Hexbin State Maps in R

On the news, today, of the early stages of drought hitting the U.S. northeast states I decided to springboard off of yesterday’s post and show a more practical use of hexbin state maps than the built-in (and still purpose unknown to me) “bees” data. The U.S. Drought Monitor site supplies more than just a pretty

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GeoJSON Hexagonal “Statebins” in R

May 14, 2015
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GeoJSON Hexagonal “Statebins” in R

There’s been lots of buzz about “statebin” maps of late. A recent tweet by @andrewxhill referencing work by @dannydb pointed to a nice shapefile that ends up being a really great way to handle statebin maps (and I feel like a fool for not considering it for a more generic solution earlier). Here is the

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A first look at htmlwidgets

May 14, 2015
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by Joseph Rickert A strong case can be made that base R graphics supplemented with either the lattice library or ggplot2 for plotting by subgroups provides everything a statistician might need for both exploratory data analysis and for developing clear, crisp for communicating results. However, it is abundantly clear that web based graphics, driven to a large extent by...

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Bertrand or (The Importance of Defining Problems Properly)

May 13, 2015
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Bertrand or (The Importance of Defining Problems Properly)

We better keep an eye on this one: she is tricky (Michael Banks, talking about Mary Poppins) Professor Bertrand teaches Simulation and someday, ask his students: Given a circumference, what is the probability that a chord chosen at random is longer than a side of the equilateral triangle inscribed in the circle? Since they must reach the … Continue reading...

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Agent Based Modelling with data.table OR how to model urban migration with R

May 12, 2015
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Agent Based Modelling with data.table OR how to model urban migration with R

Introduction Recently I found a good introduction to the Shelling-Segregation Model and to Agent Based Modelling (ABM) for Python (Binpress Article by Adil). The model follows an ABM approach to simulate how urban segregation can be explained. I will concentrate on the R-code, if you want to know more about the Shelling-Segregation Model (which brought

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Data Mining the California Solar Statistics with R: Part III

May 11, 2015
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Data Mining the California Solar Statistics with R: Part III

Data Mining the California Solar Statistics with R: Part III Today I want to combine the California solar statistics with information about the annual solar insolation in each county as well as information about the population and median income. These can then be used as predictors in the models I'll build in the next post.

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Stata’s Academic Growth Nearly as Fast as R’s

May 11, 2015
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Stata’s Academic Growth Nearly as Fast as R’s

by Bob Muenchen Analytics tools take significant effort to master, so once learned people tend to stick with them for much of their careers. This makes the tools used in academia of particular interest in the study of future trends … Continue reading →

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U-boats in WW-II

May 10, 2015
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U-boats in WW-II

This is the time when we celebrate the end of the second world war in The Netherlands, so I thought to do somwthig with data from that era. One of the things I enjoyed were books on the sea warfare, such as 'The Cruel Sea'by Nicholas Monsarrat. In that...

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How to get your very own RStudio Server and Shiny Server with DigitalOcean

May 9, 2015
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How to get your very own RStudio Server and Shiny Server with DigitalOcean

If you've always wanted to have an RStudio Server of your own so that you can access R from anywhere, or your own Shiny Server to host your awesome shiny apps, DigitalOcean (DO) can help you get there easily. DigitalOcean provides virtual private servers (they call each server a droplet), which means that you can pay $5/month to have...

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Odd Connections Inside The NASDAQ-100

May 8, 2015
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Odd Connections Inside The NASDAQ-100

Distinguishing the signal from the noise requires both scientific knowledge and self-knowledge (Nate Silver, author of The Signal and the Noise) Analyzing the evolution of NASDAQ-100 stock prices can discover some interesting couples of companies which share a strong common trend despite of belonging to very different sectors. The NASDAQ-100 is made up of 107 … Continue reading...

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