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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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Visualizing the Gender of US Senators With R and Highmaps

July 28, 2016
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Visualizing the Gender of US Senators With R and Highmaps

I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves (Michelle Obama) Some days ago I was invited by the people of Highcharts to write a post in their blog. What I have done is a simple but revealing map of women senators of the United States of America. Briefly, this is … Continue...

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Placement: An R package to Access the Google Maps API

July 24, 2016
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A few months ago I set out to write an R package for accessing the Maps API with my employer’s (paid) Google for Work/Premium account. At the time, I was unable to find an R package that could generate the encrypted signature, send the URL to Google...

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Generating Interactive Maps | Leaflet

July 17, 2016
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I’ve been trying to figure out how to generate interactive maps using R, and so naturally i’ve ended up spending an unhealthy amount of time scouring the web looking for a reasonably simple way of getting that done. Finally, I … Continue reading →

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Creating inset maps using spatial objects

July 5, 2016
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Creating inset maps using spatial objects

This post explains how to create an inset map with spatial objects using the sp- and raster-package.

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re: Making Maps in R, volume 2: ggplot

July 2, 2016
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re: Making Maps in R, volume 2: ggplot

Jeremy Yoder wrote a wrote a post on The Molecular Ecologist about plotting location data in ggplot. It is a very informative post. However, I disagree with one (minor) aesthetic choice. The species in his figure have different colors and shapes. I am ...

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Reproducing the Washington Post housing price maps with R and ggplot2

June 29, 2016
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Reproducing the Washington Post housing price maps with R and ggplot2

This week, Emily Badger and Darla Cameron at The Washington Post’s Wonkblog published an article (linked here) discussing data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency that suggest that the greatest increase in house prices in large metropolitan areas tend to be found in urban rather than suburban areas. Wonkblog published a series of maps illustrating...

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