Author: Timothée Giraud

New version of cartography

A new version of the cartography package (v2.4.0) has arrived on CRAN. New Features waffleLayer() plots a “waffle map”. This kind of representation allows to plot several quantities on the same map. ghostLayer() is a short function that plot an invisible layer with the extent of a spatial object. This…

The popcircle package

The popcircle package has been released on GitHub. This one-function package computes circles with areas scaled to a variable and displays them using a compact layout (higher values in the center, lower values at the periphery). Original polygons are scaled to fit inside these circles (size are roughly proportional, not…

New version of the cartography package

A new version of the cartography package (v2.0.1) has arrived on CRAN. cartography allows various cartographic representations such as proportional symbols, chroropleth, typology, flows or discontinuities maps. It also offers several features enhancing the graphic presentation of maps like cartographic palettes, layout elements (scale, north arrow, title…), labels, legends or…

Shortest Paths and Travel Time from OpenStreetMap with R

The osrm package is an interface between R and the OSRM API. OSRM is a routing service based on OpenStreetMap data. This package allows computing shortest paths and travel time matrices between points. A brief overview of osrm package functions: osrmTable Get travel time matrices between points. osrmViaroute Get travel…

Create and integrate maps in your R workflow with the cartography package

The cartography package allows various cartographic representations such as proportional symbols, chroropleth, typology, flows or discontinuities. In addition it also proposes some useful features like cartographic palettes, layout (scale, north arrow, title…), labels, legends or access to cartographic API to ease the graphic presentation of maps. Hereunder you will see…