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The Tile Grid Map for Canada

February 14, 2017
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The Tile Grid Map for Canada

I love the tile grid map: Source I think they’re elegant, easy to read, and great for data that are population agnostic. I live in Canada, though. And it sucks (well, no it doesn’t!) because I’ve only ever seen tile grids for America. I dec...

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30 issues of Demographic Digest – the most frequent journals

February 13, 2017
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30 issues of Demographic Digest – the most frequent journals

Today, the 30-th issue of my Demographic Digest was published.

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A Graphic Look at Bay Area Bike Share

February 13, 2017
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A Graphic Look at Bay Area Bike Share

Introduction This post is about the first of the four projects we are supposed to deliver at the NYC Data Science Academy Data Science Bootcamp program. The The post A Graphic Look at Bay Area Bike Share appeared first on NYC Data Science Academy Blog.

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How to Find Equidistant Coordinates Between Two Locations on Earth

February 13, 2017
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How to Find Equidistant Coordinates Between Two Locations on Earth

Here’s to the ones who dream foolish, as they may seem (The Fools Who Dream, ‘La La Land’ OST) One of the key points of The Meeting Point Locator is to obtain an orthogonal great circle to the bearing defined by any two given locations on Earth. A great circle is the intersection of the … Continue...

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ggalt 0.4.0 now on CRAN

February 11, 2017
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ggalt 0.4.0 now on CRAN

I’m uncontainably excited to report that the ggplot2 extension package ggalt is now on CRAN. The absolute best part of this package is the R community members who contributed suggestions and new geoms, stats, annotations and integration features. This release would not be possible without the PRs from: Ben Bolker Ben Marwick Jan Schulz Carson... Continue reading...

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Reproducible Finance with R: ETF Country Exposure

February 8, 2017
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by Jonathan Regenstein Today, we are going to tackle a project that has long been on my wish list: a Shiny app to take a fund or portfolio, analyze its exposure to different countries, and display those exposures on a world map. Now you know how exciting my wishlists are. Before describing our data importing/wrangling

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Practical Guide to Cluster Analysis in R – Book

February 7, 2017
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Practical Guide to Cluster Analysis in R – Book

Introduction Large amounts of data are collected every day from satellite images, bio-medical, security, marketing, web search, geo-spatial or other automatic equipment. Mining knowledge from these big data far exceeds human’s abilities. Clustering is one of the important data mining methods for...

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An Introduction to Spatial Econometrics in R

February 6, 2017
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An Introduction to Spatial Econometrics in R

This tutorial was prepared for the Ninth Annual Midwest Graduate Student Summit on Applied Economics, Regional, and Urban Studies (AERUS) on April 23rd-24th, 2016 at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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From a million nested `ifelse`s to the plater package

February 6, 2017
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From a million nested `ifelse`s to the plater package

As a lab scientist, I do almost all of my experiments in microtiter plates. These tools are an efficient means of organizing many parallel experimental conditions. It's not always easy, however, to translate between the physical plate and a useful data structure for analysis. My first attempts to solve this problem--nesting one ifelse call inside of the next...

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Introduction to ggraph: Layouts

February 5, 2017
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Introduction to ggraph: Layouts

I will soon submit ggraph to CRAN - I swear! But in the meantime I’ve decided to build up anticipation for the great event by publishing a range of blog posts describing the central parts of ggraph: Layouts, Nodes, Edges, and Connections. All of th...

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