[R] cartograms in R?

Robert W. Baer, Ph.D. rbaer at atsu.edu
Sun May 28 17:59:28 CEST 2006

> 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:

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