Matthew Crump, a psychology professor who discovered high volume cheating in his class…
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Catching students cheating with R

R packages useful for sports analytics
If you’re into R and analyzing sports data, you’ll want to save this…

Procedural dungeons in R
Matt Dray is developing a package in R that runs a textbased game.…

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How to Make Bubble Clusters in R
Represent individual counts with grouped units to make data feel less abstract.

Ross Ihaka, cocreator of R, reflects on the language
NZ Herald talked to Ross Ihaka, one of the creators of R:
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How to Make Cartograms in R
While the reshaped geography doesn’t work all the time, the use of size to show data can be more intuitive in some cases.

Colors for All, R package
If you use color as a visual encoding, you should make sure every…

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How to Make a Line Chart with a Color Gradient in R
Use color to reinforce or add another layer of meaning to a regular line chart.

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How to Make UpSet Plots in R, with ggplot2 and ggupset
A more readable alternative to Venn diagrams for when you have more than a few sets.

A Quick and Easy Way to Make Spiral Charts in R
Now that we’ve discovered another way to annoy chart snobs, here’s how you can make your own spirals.

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How to Make a Custom Stacked Area Chart in R
You could use a package, but then you couldn’t customize every single element, and where’s the fun in that?

Spike maps in R
Spike maps use the height of spikes to encode data geographically. The format…

A Succinct Intro to R
Before you get into analysis and visualizing data with R, you need to…

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How to Make Printready Graphics in R, with ggplot2
You don’t have to use illustration software to polish your graphics. If keeping everything in R is your thing, this tutorial is for you.

Generative art with R
Generative art seems to be having a moment right now, so it’s only…

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How to Use Packed Circles in R
Adjust coordinates, geometries, and encodings with packed circles to make various types of charts.

Value of R, the Statisticsspecific language
Paul Ford has been learning R to better understand the field of Statistics.…

Average color of geographic areas
Based on satellite imagery, Erin Davis found the average color of places around…

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How to Make Alluvial Diagrams
Here’s how to do it in R from start to finish, plus editing in illustration software. Make design choices and tradeoffs for more readable charts.

Transform an image into a pixelly visual
Here’s a fun interactive by DucQuang Nguyen. Upload an image and get back…