Category Archives: Data Visualization

Mapping Unimproved Roads-Draft

Cyclocross is a one of those weird sports I’d never heard of until I moved to Portland. Essentially cyclocross is a form of bike racing that entails riding on pavement, trails and grass while occasionally dismounting to carrying your bike … finish reading Mapping Unimproved Roads-Draft

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An introduction to R, RStudio, and R Markdown with GIFs!

The development of the bookdown package from RStudio in the summer of 2016 has facilitated greatly the ability of educators to create open-source materials for their students to use. It expands to more than just academic settings though and it … finish reading An introduction to R, RStudio, and R Markdown with GIFs!

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Updated R Markdown thesis template

In October of 2015, I released an R Markdown senior thesis template R package and discussed it in the blogpost here. It was well-received by students and faculty that worked with it and this past summer I worked on updating … finish reading Updated R Markdown thesis template

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Digital humanities and information visualization

This is a guest post from Kelly Holob, class of 2014 At Reed, I was a Classics/Religion major (’14), maybe not the sort of person you’d expect to see on a technology blog. But I worked with computers a lot … finish reading Digital humanities and information visualization

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Workshop: Data analysis + visualization

For the economics junior seminar workshop this afternoon, please find datafiles and code here.

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Geocoding

Recently, I have been assisting several students with geocoding projects for their classes and thesis projects, using geocoding functionality in R. To document this work I have put together several tutorials and resources for students and faculty to use.

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Map of Every Four-Year Not-for-Profit College in America

The capacity to create interactive data visualizations in R has been rapidly increasing. Using Shiny, R users can now create dynamic and interactive web-based graphics entirely in RStudio. For example, I am currently working on an interactive map that displays … finish reading Map of Every Four-Year Not-for-Profit College in America

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Data Visualization Workshop

I will be leading a workshop on Data Visualization tomorrow from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in ETC 205.

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Choropleth Maps Revisited

Since my original post on choropleth maps a little over a month ago I have been thinking about ways to display all of the data in Table 1 (i.e. Reed College enrollment by state from 2007-2013) in a single choropleth … finish reading Choropleth Maps Revisited

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R Workshop on 10/1/2014

I will be leading a workshop on R tomorrow from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in ETC 205. The workshop is designed to be useful for users with all levels of experience. The workshop will include a basic overview of R … finish reading R Workshop on 10/1/2014

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