Monthly Archives: October 2014

Starting a GIS Investigation with R

By Jian Li – Consultant, Shanghai. Geographical data is becoming increasingly important in understanding how we can predict and influence our impact on the world. Data on the location of individuals (be they migrating animals, humans stuck in traffic, or … Continue reading

Get Some Class

By Chris Campbell – Senior Consultant, UK. R is a classy language. Look: x <- matrix(1:9, nrow = 3) x ## [,1] [,2] [,3] ## [1,] 1 4 7 ## [2,] 2 5 8 ## [3,] 3 6 9 class(x) ## … Continue reading

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Functions and Debugging in R

By Chris Campbell – Senior Consultant, UK. One of the most important objects in R are functions. Functions are a type of object that perform most of the actions we make in R. A quick refresher on objects. > # We … Continue reading