Reverse Geocode using Google API and XML package in R – PART 1

Almost all the times we com across data that is not in the format we require it to be. Sometimes it has some information we need and other times we require additional information that can be retrieved using the data at hand. In the current tutorial we will explore the issue related to the case where data is present but we need some more information.

pyramid plot

In the current post i will describe one of the easier ways to generate a pyramid plot. The first time i came across a pyramid plot was on New York Times website. The NY times visualization used data from the American Cancer society to show new cases of cancer in 2007. The visualization can be viewed here. I have also seen census bureau use pyramid plots to display distribution of population by age. Flowing data website used an animated pyramid plot to show prevalence of obesity in USA here