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heated density plot
Using Heatmap Coloring on a Density Plot Using R to Visualize Distributions
29 November 2017 | by Tim Bock

Lots of different visualizations have been proposed for understanding distributions. In this post, I am going show how to create my current favorite, which is…

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Using Displayr
How to Format Numbers, Dates, and Time Using D3 HTMLWidgets in R
27 November 2017 | by Jake Hoare

A cheat sheet on how to Format Numbers, Dates, and Time Using in D3 HTMLWidgets in R.

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How to Build a Geographic Dashboard with Real-Time Data
21 November 2017 | by Jake Hoare

How to build an interactive geographic dashboard using Displayr, Plotly & R. This example is fascinating, tracking the actual position of military aircraft.

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linear discriminant analysis example
Linear Discriminant Analysis in R: An Introduction
11 October 2017 | by Jake Hoare

How does Linear Discriminant Analysis (LDA) work and how do you use it in R? This post answers these questions and provides an introduction to LDA.

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Dashboard Design: 8 Types of Online Dashboards
03 October 2017 | by Tim Bock

What's the best type of online dashboards for your data? 8 types of dashboards are reviewed including KPI, PowerPoint replacement & Interactive Infographic.

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shepard diagram
Goodness of Fit in MDS and t-SNE with Shepard Diagrams
28 September 2017 | by Jake Hoare

Shepard diagrams are a great way to assess goodness of fit for data reduction methods such as MDS and t-SNE.This post shows you how and includes the data.

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Interactive infographic
How to Create an Interactive Infographic
26 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

A step-by-step guide on how to create an interactive infographic using an example from Canva, Displayr and R (the R code is included in this post).

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Visualization to Show a Single Number
12 Visualizations to Show a Single Number
20 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

How do you pick the best visualizations to represent a single number in an eye-catching and informative way? Here are 12 tried and true tips and ticks.

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Redundant elements on a chart
Improve the Quality of Data Visualizations Using Redundancy
20 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

Accuracy and readability of visualization can be improved by adding redundancy, which is elements like color, shape, size, labels, and order.

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alternatives to word clouds
7 Alternatives to Word Clouds for Visualizing Long Lists of Data
16 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

Seven alternatives to word clouds for visualizing data from long lists are illustrated. Examples are created using R and can be explored via a tool.

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Chart templates using R
Create Chart Templates Using R Functions
14 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

A step by step guide on how to create chart templates using R functions. Chart templates allow you to standardize the look and feel of reports.

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automate emails using R
Automatically Write and Email Reports with R, SendGrid, & Displayr
11 September 2017 | by Tim Ali

How to create a system to automatically write and email reports based on automatically computed analyses (yep, everything automated).

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Great looking dashboard
Create and Update PowerPoint Reports using R
31 August 2017 | by Tim Bock

An introduction to three tools that make creating and updating PowerPoint reports using R much more efficient and less painful.

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Complex data visualization example
Layered Data Visualizations Using R, Plotly, and Displayr
30 August 2017 | by Tim Bock

How to combine and format visual layers, elements, images and charts into one data visualization using R, Plotly and Displayr.

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Analyzing Google Trends Data in R
24 August 2017 | by Jake Hoare

How to download Google Trends data in R. Google Trends search data can be manipulated and explored in more detail if you analyze it using R.

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Choice Simulator
How to Create an Online Choice Simulator
22 August 2017 | by Tim Bock

A worked example is used to show how to create an online choice simulator (conjoint simulator). Calculations are done in R & it is hosted in Displayr.

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correspondence analysis example
Understanding the Math of Correspondence Analysis
08 August 2017 | by Tim Bock

If you've ever wanted a deeper understanding of what's going on behind the scenes of Correspondence analysis, then this post is for you. Examples are in R.

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singular value decomposition
Singular Value Decomposition (SVD): Tutorial Using Examples in R
02 August 2017 | by Tim Bock

Singular value decomposition (SVD) is explained using examples in R. SVD is a workhorse for techniques that decompose data, such as correspondence analysis.

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