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Interactive Maps and ETF Analysis

March 7, 2017
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In this post, I’ll describe a Shiny app to support the Emerging Markets ETF Country Exposure analysis developed in a previous post I have done some additional work and updated the analysis to include five ETFs in the app, whereas we originally imported data on 1 ETF. The new notebook...

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Create Air Travel Route Maps in ggplot: A Visual Travel Diary

March 6, 2017
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Create Air Travel Route Maps in ggplot: A Visual Travel Diary

Create Air Travel Route Maps that look like airline route maps you find in aeroplane magazines using ggplot. Spatially visualise your travel diary. Continue reading → The post Create Air Travel Route Maps in ggplot: A Visual Travel Diary appeared first on The Devil is in the Data.

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Superheat: supercharged heatmaps for R

February 3, 2017
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Superheat: supercharged heatmaps for R

The heatmap is a useful graphical tool in any data scientist's arsenal. It's a useful way of representing data that naturally aligns to numeric data in a 2-dimensional grid, where the value of each cell in the grid is represented by a color. It's a natural fit for data that's in a grid already (say, a correlation matrix). But...

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The Genetic Map Comparator: a user-friendly application to display and compare genetic maps

January 18, 2017
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The Genetic Map Comparator: a user-friendly application to display and compare genetic maps

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BelgiumMaps.StatBel: R package with Administrative boundaries of Belgium

January 4, 2017
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BelgiumMaps.StatBel: R package with Administrative boundaries of Belgium

We recently opened up the BelgiumMaps.StatBel package and made it available at https://github.com/bnosac/BelgiumMaps.StatBel. This R package contains maps with administrative boundaries (national, regions, provinces, districts, municipalities, statistical sectors, agglomerations (200m)) of Belgium extracted from Open Data at Statistics Belgium.  The package is a data-only package where maps of administrative zones in Belgium are...

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Combine choropleth data with raster maps using R

December 28, 2016
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Combine choropleth data with raster maps using R

Switzerland is a country with lots of mountains, and several large lakes. While the political subdivisions (called municipalities) cover the high mountains and lakes, nothing much of economic interest happens in these places. (Raclette and sailing are wonderful, but don't count for our purposes.) For this reason, the Swiss Federal Statistical Office publishes the boundaries of the "productive" parts...

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Putting data on maps using R: easier than ever

November 23, 2016
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Putting data on maps using R: easier than ever

Using R to add data to maps has been pretty straightforward for a few years now. That said, it seems easier than ever to do things like use map APIs (e.g. Google, Open Street Map), overlay quite complex data visualisations (e.g. “heatmap-style” densities) and even generate animations. A couple of key R packages in this

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Maps II – How does Competition affect Gas Prices?

November 14, 2016
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Maps II – How does Competition affect Gas Prices?

In the last post, I mapped gas stations and gas prices in Germany. After posting it, I started to look at the dataset from a different angle. The starting question was; “How can I model gas prices? What are the influencing factors?” One well know...

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Maps are great – German Gas Prices illustrated

November 12, 2016
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Maps are great – German Gas Prices illustrated

One of the most appealing data visualisation charts are maps. I love maps as they combine an incredible information density with intuitive readability. Also I feel that most people prefer maps over other visualisations. (Is there research on this?) So...

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BelgiumMaps.StatBel: R package with Administrative boundaries of Belgium

BelgiumMaps.StatBel: R package with Administrative boundaries of Belgium

We recently opened up the BelgiumMaps.StatBel package and made it available at https://github.com/bnosac/BelgiumMaps.StatBel. This R package contains maps with administrative boundaries (national, regions, provinces, districts, municipalities, statistical sectors, agglomerations (200m)) of Belgium extracted from Open Data at Statistics Belgium.  The package is a data-only package where maps of administrative zones in Belgium are available...

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