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AirBnB grows by sharing data scientist knowledge

November 10, 2016
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AirBnB grows by sharing data scientist knowledge

This animation of AirBnB host locations from 2011-2014, presented by Ricardo Bion (data scientist manager at AirBnb) at the EARL Boston conference earlier this week, shows the dramatic growth in properties to rent through the service along with the most common routes of travellers. (You can find the R code that created this animation here.) How did AirBnb achieve...

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Webscraping with rvest: So Easy Even An MBA Can Do It!

November 6, 2016
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Webscraping with rvest: So Easy Even An MBA Can Do It!

This is the fourth installment in our series about web scraping with R. This includes practical examples for the leading R web scraping packages, including: RCurl package The post Webscraping with rvest: So Easy Even An MBA Can Do It! appeared first on ProgrammingR.

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mapmate 0.1.0

November 1, 2016
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mapmate 0.1.0

mapmate has now been updating from version 0.0.2 to 0.1.0 on Github. The biggest addition is a number of plotting options for making different kinds of maps. The new tutorial content below provides a number of code examples for making a variety of maps and also highlights current limitations associated with certain map types and

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Introducing R package ‘oddsratio’

November 1, 2016
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Introducing R package ‘oddsratio’

You are dealing with statistical models (GLMs or GAMs) with a binomial response variable? Then the oddsratio package will improve your analysis routine! This package simplifies the calculation of odds rat...

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mapmate 0.0.2

October 26, 2016
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mapmate 0.0.2

mapmate is an R package for map- and globe-based data animation pre-production. Specifically, mapmate functions are used to generate and save to disk a series of global map graphics that make up a still image sequence, which can then be used in video editing and rendering software of the user’s choice. This package does not

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Creating a Bees and Bombs gif in R

October 19, 2016
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Creating a Bees and Bombs gif in R

I love the work of @beesandbombs and while some of his creations are a poor fit for redoing in R, one of his latest got me wondering how I would recreate it in the venerable statistics language… The gif in question can be seen here (I don’t know ...

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Global Temp: Geo-Spatial Records over Time

October 14, 2016
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Global Temp: Geo-Spatial Records over Time

Over the past couple months there have been datavizs showing global average temp trends. They have gotten a lot of media attention, so I got to see examples fairly regularly. Several of them (e.g., 1 and 2) used the same HadCRUT global temperature a...

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Mapping Walmart Growth Across the US using R

October 11, 2016
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Have you seen the Walmart growth maps video at flowingdata? And, did you wish that you could create similar animated movies using R? Well, you came to the right place. In this post, you will learn how to create point maps at the zip code level and then animate them to make a movie using The post

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Watch the world warm with this animated globe, created with R

October 11, 2016
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Watch the world warm with this animated globe, created with R

Due to anthropogenic climate change, the average global temperature has increased steadily over the past decade or so. While we're all familiar with the hockey-stick line chart of rising temperature, the change is even more dramatic on this animated globe showing the local effects of climate change. The first half of the animation shows the monthly local change compared...

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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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