Re: [R] cartograms in R?

From: Robert W. Baer, Ph.D. <rbaer_at_atsu.edu>
Date: Mon 29 May 2006 - 01:59:28 EST

> Dan E. Kelley writes:
>> Q: Has anyone implemented cartograms [**] in R? A search on the R
>> site turned up
>> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-sig-geo/2005-December/000698.html
>
> --snip--
>
>> and for some elegant examples for election results, see
>> http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/election
>
>
> 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: http://www.santafe.edu/~mgastner/
>
> That site also provides links to Gastner and Newman's PNAS paper:
> http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/full/101/20/7499 or
> http://www.pnas.org/cgi/reprint/101/20/7499
>
> and links to a Windows executable,
> http://www.jatrigis.com/cartogram/cartogram.htm, and java implementations,
> http://people.cas.sc.edu/hardistf/cartograms/.
>
> The MAPresso site may also be of interest:
Sorry the correct MAPresso link should have been: http://www.mapresso.com/



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