Re: [R] Election Maps

From: hadley wickham <h.wickham_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 09:02:13 -0600

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 7:53 AM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> On 11/7/2008 8:31 AM, roger koenker wrote:
>>
>> Those of you with an interest in the US election and/or
>> statistical graphics may find the maps at:
>>
>> http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/election/2008/
>>
>> interesting.
>
>
> Nice stuff. Do you know if anyone has ported the cartogram code to R? I see
> a question on the list a couple of years ago
>
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-help/2006-May/106501.html
>
> but I don't see a positive answer...

The source code (in C) for this type of cartogram ("Diffusion-based method for producing density equalizing maps") is available from here: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/cart/download/

Hadley

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