Category Archives: Data Analysis

Mining data from a search engine

Is the government doing its homework? Australia is a big country (spatially). But most of it is made of desert, and the bulk of the population lives in coastal areas in the East and South. So the Australian Bureau of … Continue reading

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pandas to excel (with xlwt styles!)

Why use Python, pandas, xlwt? While using R is mandatory when doing just about anything statistical, Python code is usually faster, more readable and is not limited to the analysis stage. R is a statistical language, and Python is a … Continue reading

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Speed up your map plotting in R

I have been forever annoyed at how long it takes to plot data on a large shapefile. And this is a domain where doesn’t matter if you’re working with MapInfo or R. Just zooming the figure takes ages. But a … Continue reading

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