I’m helping organise a conference on (geo)spatial open source software – FOSS4G. We’re hosting it in the great city of Edinburgh, Scotland in September 2019. Abstract submissions: https://uk.osgeo.org/foss4guk2019/talks_workshops.html We’re very interested in hearing… Continue reading
I’ve been working with the Scottish census recently, to investigate employment in land-based (agriculture, forestry and fishing) industry. A friend of mine has recently moved to Dumfries and Galloway – a rural, farming… Continue reading
dplyr is much more useful than tapply, read on to find out why.
Find out how to use R to summarise electricity use by hour or day.
I was at the EdinbR talk this week by the RStudio community lead – Curtis Kephart. It was really interesting, but I disagree with his suggestion to point and click different parameters when… Continue reading
Want to know whether lapply is quicker than a for-loop? Is there a faster solution? This is the place!
Slides from January 2018 EdinbR session on spatial data in R.
Network analysis presentation from the 7th Scottish QGIS user group. Featuring Ordnance Survey open data, QGIS, GRASS and R.
This is part two in a series I’m writing on network analysis. The first part is here. In this section I’m going to cover allocating resources, again using the St James’ development in Edinburgh as an example. Most excitingly (for me) the end of this post covers the impact of changes in resource allocation.
In April I spoke for the Royal Statistical Society (Glasgow branch) at their event celebrating 20 years of CRAN. The other speakers were Charis Chanialidis and Colin Gillespie. Like most people I find… Continue reading