Tag - International

Amazon’s Hanging Cable Problem (Golden Gate Edition)

Share Tweet Abstract: In this post we use R’s capabilities to solve nonlinear equation systems in order to answer an extension of the hanging cable problem to suspension bridges. We then use R and ggplot to overlay the solution to an image of the Gol...

How will Big Data companies monetize data in 2018?

In today’s data driven economy, Data is a strategic asset to a company and data monetization is prime focus of many companies. Let’s see how data monetization will be achieved in 2018. comments By Yash Mehta, TutuApp.  In the modern day, the focus of...

Surveillance Out of the Box – The #Zombie Experiment

(This article was first published on Theory meets practice..., and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Abstract We perform a social experiment to investigate, if zombie related twitter posts can used as a reliable indicator for an early warning system....

The Olympic Medal Table Visualized Gapminder Style

(This article was first published on Theory meets practice..., and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The markdown+Rknitr source code of this blog is avai...

World Income, Inequality and Murder

Share Tweet Abstract: We follow up on last weeks post on using Gapminder data to study the world’s income distribution. In order to assess the inequality of the distribution we compute the Gini coefficient for the world’s income distribution by Monte...