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✚ How to Make a Spiral Chart in R

Using a spiral might not be the best way to encode data. But here's how to do it anyway. Just in case. Read More

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✚ How to Make Animated Histograms in R, with ggplot and gganimate

Make them move to show a shift in distributions over time. Read More

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✚ How to Visualize Anomalies in Time Series Data in R, with ggplot

Quickly see what's below and above average through the noise and seasonal trends. Read More

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How to Flatten the Curve, a Social Distancing Simulation and Tutorial

Using R, we look at how your decreased interaction with others can help slow the spread of infectious diseases. Read More

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✚ How to Visualize Hierarchical Graphs in R, with ggraph and tidygraph

Network graphs are a good way to find structure and relationships within hierarchical data. Here are several ways to do it. Read More

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Scripts from The Office, the dataset

The decade is almost done. You’re sitting there and you’re thinking: “I wish I could easily access the scripts from all seasons of The Office so that I could analyze the dialogue and relationships between characters.” Well, your wish is granted. Bradley Lindblad stuck all the scripts in an R package. It’s called schrute. Take that, 2019. Tags: R, scripts, The Office

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✚ How to Make a Grid Map with Histograms in R, with ggplot

Layout multiple charts in a single view. Then adjust the scales appropriately for maximum comparability and a unified graphic. Read More

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✚ How to Draw Maps with Hatching Lines in R

Fill areas with varying line density to give more or less visual attention. With geographic maps, the technique is especially useful to adjust for population density. Read More

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Teaching R to 7th graders

Joshua Rosenberg describes his one-day experience teaching R to 7th graders: [T]he activity worked albeit, as a very gradual introduction to using R. In combination with starting with modest goals, having the right tools (R Studio Cloud, R Markdown, and a suitable data set), I think, helped to make this work. 7th-graders can (start to) use R. The goal that Alex and I have is for students to be able...

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✚ How to Make a Bump Chart in R, with ggplot

Visualize rankings over time instead of absolute values to focus on order instead of the magnitude of change. Read More

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