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ggtree with funny fonts

June 12, 2015
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ggtree with funny fonts

showtext is a neat solution to use various types of fonts in R graphs and make it easy to use funny fonts. With showtext, we can draw phylogenetic tree with different types of fonts even with symbolic/icon fonts. Read More: 638 Words Totally

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Wanted: A Perfect Scatterplot (with Marginals)

June 11, 2015
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Wanted: A Perfect Scatterplot (with Marginals)

We saw this scatterplot with marginal densities the other day, in a blog post by Thomas Wiecki: The graph was produced in Python, using the seaborn package. Seaborn calls it a “jointplot;” it’s called a “scatterhist” in Matlab, apparently. The seaborn version also shows the strength of the linear relationship between the x and y … Continue reading...

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Spotting Potential Battles in F1 Races

June 10, 2015
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Spotting Potential Battles in F1 Races

Over the last couple of races, I’ve started trying to review a variety of battlemaps for various drivers in each race. Prompted by an email request for more info around the battlemaps, I generated a new sketch charting the on track gaps between each driver and the lap leader for each lap of the race

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Graphs in R – Overlaying Data Summaries in Dotplots

June 9, 2015
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Graphs in R – Overlaying Data Summaries in Dotplots

Dotplots are useful for the graphical visualization of small to medium-sized datasets. These simple plots provide an overview of how the data is distributed, whilst also showing the individual observations. It is however possible to make the simple dotplots more informative by overlaying them with data summaries and/or smooth distributions. This post is about creating

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Data Mining the California Solar Statistics with R: Part V

June 8, 2015
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Building a Shiny App to explore the model and the data About the Shiny App In my previous post I built several models to try to predict the amount of residential solar installed per county by quarter as a function of solar insolation, price of solar electricity, county population and county median income. To explore

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Using Wikipediatrend

June 8, 2015
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Using Wikipediatrend

What do Wikipedia's readers care about? Is Britney Spears more popular than Brittany? Is Asia Carrera more popular than Asia? How many people looked at the article on Santa Claus in December? How many looked at the article on Ron Paul? What can you find? Source: http://stats.grok.se/ The wikipediatrend package provides convenience access to daily page view counts (Wikipedia article traffic...

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Why has R, despite quirks, been so successful?

June 8, 2015
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I was on a panel back in 2009 where Bow Cowgill said, "The best thing about R is that it was written by statisticians. The worst thing about R is that it was written by statisticians." R is undeniably quirky — especially to computer scientists — and yet it has attracted a huge following for a domain-specific language, with...

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Animated US Hexbin Map of the Avian Flu Outbreak

June 7, 2015
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Animated US Hexbin Map of the Avian Flu Outbreak

The recent announcement of the start of egg rationing in the U.S. made me curious enough about the avian flu outbreak to try to dig into the numbers a bit. I finally stumbled upon a USDA site that had an embedded HTML table of flock outbreak statistics by state, county and date (also flock type

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Who interacts on Twitter during a conference (#JDSLille)

June 7, 2015
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Who interacts on Twitter during a conference (#JDSLille)

Disclamer: This is a joint post with Avner Bar-Hen, a.k.a. @a_bh, Benjamin Guedj, a.k.a. @bguedj and Nathalie Villa, a.k.a. @Natty_V2 Organised annually since 1970 by the French Society of Statistics (SFdS), the Journées de Statistique (JdS) are the most important scientific event of the French statistical community. More than 400 researchers, teachers and practitioners meet at each edition. In 2015,...

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European debt and interest

June 7, 2015
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European debt and interest

I was told the Eurostat package would be interesting for me.  This is indeed true and now I want to use it to plot some data which are related core of some of the European policies; debt.In these plots I only show individual countries, not aggrega...

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