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Animating Data Transformations: Part II

In our previous series on Animating Data Transformations, we showed you how to use gganimate to construct an animation which illustrates the process of going between tall and wide representations of data. Today, we will show the same procedure for constructing an animation of the unnest() function. The unnest() function takes a tibble containing a…

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Animating Data Transformations

A common statistical procedure is to convert a tall dataset into a wide one, or visa versa. A tall, or “tidy” format, meets the following criteria (See https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/tidyr/vignettes/tidy-data.html for more information): Each variable forms a column. Each observation forms a row. Each type of observational unit forms a table. In this blogpost, we will outline…

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