Sparked by Bill Rankin’s alternative approach to map segregation in Chicago, dot density maps of segregation in US cities have become popular (here and here).
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Wordclouds are widely popular, yet space is generally used arbitrarily, or at least does not express any meaningful relationship that could provide insight into the data. Drew Conway recently not only suggested an alternative take on Wordclouds, but went right ahead and implemented it in R. The core idea is to visually compare two different [...]
During summer I usually spend a lot of hours locked up at an altitude of 30000+ feet, and this year I took ggplot2: Elegant Graphics for Data Analysis as reading material. ggplot2 is a data visualization package for the R statistical analysis platform. It is loosely based on “The Grammar of Graphics” from Leland Wilkinson, [...]