Tag Archives: R

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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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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Random walks in R

For some reason I thought it would be an interesting exercise in my programming skills to try and write code to generate random walks in a two-dimensional plane. Turns out this was not super hard, so I wound up having … Continue reading

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#swc Reflecting on my first bootcamp

This week, I was asked to help out with one of Software Carpentry‘s bootcamps at NYU. If you are a twitter follower I encourage you to check out the stream of #swc tweets that went out over the past couple … Continue reading

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New section on the blog

Due to the popularity of my posts about the basics of networks using R and the igraph package (and some others), I decided it may be a good idea to post them all in one location (as their own page). … Continue reading

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Network basics with R and igraph (part III of III)

In this third and final post in this little series of mine I want to bring it all together with my favorite kind of network, food webs. Thus I will be using a real food web to go over all … Continue reading

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Network basics with R and igraph (part II of III)

The first part of this little series of posts went over a some basic network modeling and plotting tools. In this part I want to go over how to get some of the simple properties of these networks using two … Continue reading

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