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NVD3.js :: Examples

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Will D3 trump ggplot2 #rstats This is cool http://t.co/1EgzMq5bas
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R for Journalists
Tools for using and learning R, mostly for computational and data journalists, but everyone's welcome!
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Competitive balance and home court advantage in the NBA

Competitive balance and home court advantage in the NBA | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Two years ago, the entire NBA season went into lockout because of mostly financial reasons. However, one central point was also about keeping a competitive balance within the NBA, so that large and...
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More or Less Numbers: Syrian Refugee Density in Lebanon

More or Less Numbers: Syrian Refugee Density in Lebanon | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Refugees, Syria, Lebanon, R
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A Look Into Free Masonry: R & CartoDB

A Look Into Free Masonry: R & CartoDB | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
A few days ago I was sorting through some old pictures from my time in Michigan and I came across a picture, the symbol of the Free Masons: I remember running into Masons all the time in Detroit and suburbs of Detroit and thinking it was a bit...
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Reproducible computing with rctrack: Software package addresses fundamental scientific challenges of Big Data era.

Reproducible computing with rctrack: Software package addresses fundamental scientific challenges of Big Data era. | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Published descriptions of data sets and analysis procedures are helpful ways to ensure scientific results are reproducible. Unfortunately the collection and provision of this information is often p...
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Buster - a new R package for bagging hierarchical clustering

Buster - a new R package for bagging hierarchical clustering | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
I recently found myself a bit stuck. I needed to cluster some data. The distances between the data points were not representable in Euclidean space so I had to use hierarchical clustering. But then...
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mages' blog: googleVis 0.5.3 released

mages' blog: googleVis 0.5.3 released | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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asdfree by anthony damico: analyze the demographic and health surveys (dhs) with r

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Identify Sleepers in Fantasy Football using Statistics and Wisdom of the Crowd - Fantasy Football Analytics

Identify Sleepers in Fantasy Football using Statistics and Wisdom of the Crowd - Fantasy Football Analytics | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
In this post, I demonstrate how to statistically identify sleepers in fantasy football using the wisdom of the crowd. The R Scripts The R Script for the “Wisdom of the[...]
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Team Streaks, Part I

Team Streaks, Part I | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
The media and baseball fans get fascinated with team winning and losing streaks and the significance of streaks that seem long. One of the subplots in the move Moneyball was the 20-game winning streak of the Oakland Athletics in the 2002 season.
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Shiny - The Shiny Cheat sheet

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Women Graduates in Math, Statistics, and Computer Information Systems

Women Graduates in Math, Statistics, and Computer Information Systems | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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landsat thermal imaging

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Time to Accept It: publishing in the Journal of Statistical Software

Time to Accept It: publishing in the Journal of Statistical Software | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
When I was considering submitting my paper on psd to J. Stat. Soft. (JSS), I kept noticing that the time from "Submitted" to "Accepted" was nearly two years in many cases.  I ultimately decided tha...
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R Markdown for Scholarly Communication? - PLOS Tech

R Markdown for Scholarly Communication? - PLOS Tech | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Open question: how much longer will researchers be limited to submitting manuscripts in formats like Word or LaTeX to STM journals?
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Today! NLP Toolkit: Python and R

Today! NLP Toolkit: Python and R | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Data Community DC (DC2) is holding a joint meetup with Statistical Programming DC, Data Wranglers DC, and Natural Language Processing DC. The topic: Natural Language Processing (NLP) tools.
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R 3.1.1 Released - Release Notes

R 3.1.1 Released - Release Notes | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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Visualising cluster stability using Sankey diagrams

Visualising cluster stability using Sankey diagrams | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
I wanted a way of understanding how a clustering solution will change as more data points are added to the dataset on which it is built.
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meteoForecast, a package to obtain NWP-WRF forecasts in R

meteoForecast, a package to obtain NWP-WRF forecasts in R | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model is a numerical weather prediction (NWP) system. NWP refers to the simulation and prediction of the atmosphere with a computer model, and WRF is a set of software for this.
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Team Streaks, Part I

Team Streaks, Part I | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
The media and baseball fans get fascinated with team winning and losing streaks and the significance of streaks that seem long. One of the subplots in the move Moneyball was the 20-game winning str...
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An R package that automatically collects ... [BMC Bioinformatics. 2014] - PubMed - NCBI

An R package that automatically collects ... [BMC Bioinformatics. 2014] - PubMed - NCBI | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Identify Fantasy Football Sleepers with this Free App

Identify Fantasy Football Sleepers with this Free App | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
This post describes a Shiny app that identifies fantasy football sleepers.  The app allows you to modify your league settings, and calculates robust averages of projections across numerous sources.  Best of all,[...]
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Stone Flakes V, networks again

Stone Flakes V, networks again | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
Last week I tried pcalg. This week deal (Learning Bayesian Networks with Mixed Variables). The aim n this post I want to try something new, a causal graphical model.
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The Most Useful Data Plot You’ve Never Used

The Most Useful Data Plot You’ve Never Used | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
A brief introduction to one of the most useful and under-utilized data plots: the box plot.
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Engaging Market Research: Using Biplots to Map Cluster Solutions

Engaging Market Research: Using Biplots to Map Cluster Solutions | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
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Converting a spreadsheet of SMILES: my first OSM contribution

Converting a spreadsheet of SMILES: my first OSM contribution | R for Journalists | Scoop.it
I've long admired the work of the Open Source Malaria Project. Unfortunately time and "day job" constraints prevent me from being as involved as I'd like. So: I was happy to make a small contributi...
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