Author Archives: Jon Borrelli

Playing with data

There is a very interesting dataset available on Mammalian Trophic Levels and Body Sizes that is available on figshare (click the link to go to the data). I would also link to the paper the data is from, Tucker and Rodgers … Continue reading

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Elton’s footsteps – Thursday Review

In this post, and others to come every Thursday I will choose a random paper from my stash of 1500 or so, read it and review it. Today’s paper is: Stepping in Elton’s footprints: a general scaling model for body … Continue reading

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A shiny new Rmarkdown for the win!

After a few weeks without using Rmarkdown, I recently went to use it for a new project I am working on where I am accumulating information on the numerous data sources out there for food webs and other ecological networks. … Continue reading

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Linneaus’ wormy fish – Thursday Review

In this post, and others to come every Thursday I will choose a random paper from my stash of 1500 or so, read it and review it. Today’s paper is: Food web topology and parasites in the pelagic zone of … Continue reading

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writeLaTex for collaboration

I recently began a project that will have a large number of contributing authors, the result of a review of the proceedings of a workshop I recently attended (more on that later). Most of the other participants (think a lot … Continue reading

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On the horizon

I have not been posting to the blog as much as I would like. Most of my time has been consumed with getting a paper that is currently in review, two that are in different stages of “being written,” and … Continue reading

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My first try at plotly

I have been hearing a lot about this new tool for interactive plotting, called plotly, and I have been wanting to try it out for a while. So this is my first attempt at using plotly with R and RStudio. … Continue reading

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