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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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Exploring tourism in France with interactive maps

June 28, 2016
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Exploring tourism in France with interactive maps

Since summer is coming and meaning vacations we are going to explore the tourism in France. To do so, we are going to explore the number of hotel room per deparements (a small administrative area in France) and see if somes show more tourist appeal than others. 1.The data: To do this analysis, we are gong

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New Facebook Group: “R, Maps and Open Data”

June 21, 2016
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New Facebook Group: “R, Maps and Open Data”

Today I am happy to announce a new Facebook group: R, Maps and Open Data. If you like this blog, then you should join this group! It’s free to join. This is my first time creating a Facebook group, and I am viewing it as both an experiment and an outgrowth of this blog. Here The post

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Interactive maps and charts in R

June 10, 2016
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Interactive maps and charts in R

Randy George, an expert in web map applications, has been fascinated with computer graphics (especially maps) since the early '80s. For much of that time, he says, the technology for mapping has been pretty static: The main stay of web mapping applications for the last couple of decades has been three tier: Model – SQL, View – web UI,...

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heatmaply: interactive heat maps (with R)

May 31, 2016
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I am pleased to announce heatmaply, my new R package for generating interactive heat maps, based on the plotly R package. tl;dr By running the following 3 lines of code: install.packages("heatmaply") library(heatmaply) heatmaply(mtcars, k_col = 2, k_row = 3) %>% layout(margin = list(l = 130, b = 40)) You will get this output in your browser … Continue reading...

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