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The Genetic Map Comparator: a user-friendly application to display and compare genetic maps

January 18, 2017
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The Genetic Map Comparator: a user-friendly application to display and compare genetic maps

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Combine choropleth data with raster maps using R

December 28, 2016
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Combine choropleth data with raster maps using R

Switzerland is a country with lots of mountains, and several large lakes. While the political subdivisions (called municipalities) cover the high mountains and lakes, nothing much of economic interest happens in these places. (Raclette and sailing are wonderful, but don't count for our purposes.) For this reason, the Swiss Federal Statistical Office publishes the boundaries of the "productive" parts...

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Putting data on maps using R: easier than ever

November 23, 2016
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Putting data on maps using R: easier than ever

Using R to add data to maps has been pretty straightforward for a few years now. That said, it seems easier than ever to do things like use map APIs (e.g. Google, Open Street Map), overlay quite complex data visualisations (e.g. “heatmap-style” densities) and even generate animations. A couple of key R packages in this

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Maps II – How does Competition affect Gas Prices?

November 14, 2016
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Maps II – How does Competition affect Gas Prices?

In the last post, I mapped gas stations and gas prices in Germany. After posting it, I started to look at the dataset from a different angle. The starting question was; “How can I model gas prices? What are the influencing factors?” One well know...

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Maps are great – German Gas Prices illustrated

November 12, 2016
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Maps are great – German Gas Prices illustrated

One of the most appealing data visualisation charts are maps. I love maps as they combine an incredible information density with intuitive readability. Also I feel that most people prefer maps over other visualisations. (Is there research on this?) So...

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BelgiumMaps.StatBel: R package with Administrative boundaries of Belgium

BelgiumMaps.StatBel: R package with Administrative boundaries of Belgium

We recently opened up the BelgiumMaps.StatBel package and made it available at https://github.com/bnosac/BelgiumMaps.StatBel. This R package contains maps with administrative boundaries (national, regions, provinces, districts, municipalities, statistical sectors, agglomerations (200m)) of Belgium extracted from Open Data at Statistics Belgium.  The package is a data-only package where maps of administrative zones in Belgium are available...

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Animate maps with mapmate: R package for map- and globe-based still image sequences

October 10, 2016
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Animate maps with mapmate: R package for map- and globe-based still image sequences

Introduction to mapmate mapmate (map animate) is an R package for map animation. It is used to generate and save a sequence of plots to disk as a still image sequence intended for later use in data animation production. The mapmate package is used for map- and globe-based data animation pre-production. Specifically, mapmate functions are

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How to combine Google Maps with a Choropleth shapefile of Holland in R: Amsterdam neighbourhoods (postal codes) by number of customers

September 27, 2016
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How to combine Google Maps with a Choropleth shapefile of Holland in R: Amsterdam neighbourhoods (postal codes) by number of customers

This blog hands you the R code needed to create a choropleth heatmap on top of a Google Maps plot of Amsterdam. With this plot you can easily compare the conversion rates of each of the neighbourhoods (postal code areas) of Amsterdam.

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Make Easy Heatmaps to Visualize your Turnaround Times

Make Easy Heatmaps to Visualize your Turnaround Times

The Problem In two previous posts, I discussed visualizing your turnaround times (TATs). These posts are here and here. One other nice way to visualize your TAT is by means of a heatmap. In particular, we would like to look at the TAT for every hour of the week in a single figure. This manner … Continue...

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Want to learn how to make maps in R?

August 29, 2016
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Once upon a time I wrote an open source package that makes it easy to create choropleth maps in R. I called the package choroplethr. Then... The post Want to learn how to make maps in R? appeared first on AriLamstein.com.

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