Shige's Research Blog

Monday, April 16, 2018

Scraping HTML tables

A few useful examples:

  1. http://bradleyboehmke.github.io/2015/12/scraping-html-tables.html
  2. http://blog.rstudio.com/2014/11/24/rvest-easy-web-scraping-with-r/

Thursday, March 08, 2018

How to get county FIPS from state and place names

This post demonstrates how to use the acs package to extract county FIPS from arbitrary combination of state and city names.

For Stata users, the geoinpoly package can extract FIPS from a combination of latitude and longitude coordinates.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 05, 2018

NetLogoR

NetLogoR is the first serious ABS system implemented in pure R language, and it is based on the proven NetLogo framework.

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