Re: [R] cartograms in R?

From: Robert W. Baer, Ph.D. <>
Date: Mon 29 May 2006 - 01:42:39 EST

 Dan E. Kelley writes:
> Q: Has anyone implemented cartograms [**] in R? A search on the R
> site turned up


> and for some elegant examples for election results, see

I don't know about any R implementations, but perhaps someone on the R-Sig-Geo has seen something.

Hopefully you noticed the CODE Gastner and Newman provide (through the site you mention) along with a short tutorial. The software is available as a zip file from the link on:

That site also provides links to Gastner and Newman's PNAS paper: or

and links to a Windows executable,, and java implementations,

The MAPresso site may also be of interest:

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