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Animating Data Transformations III – separate()

We recently have published two blogs on animating data transformations. The first, Animating Data Transformations, illustrated the spread() and gather() functions for going between wide and tall representations of data. The second, Animating Data Transformations II, covered the unnest() function for transforming a list column into a one value

Posted on January 23, 2019
R Tutorials

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()

Posted on January 9, 2019
Case Studies

A Data-Driven Exploration of GuitarsUnited.com

Our Twitter Profile was recently followed by an account belonging to GuitarsUnited. As we are always looking for new opportunities to analyze data and produce visualizations (and we happen to love musical instruments), we saw this as an opportunity to put

R Tutorials

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
Posted on August 30, 2018
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