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Archive for February 2012

Non overlapping labels on a ggplot scatterplot

This is a very quick post just to share a quick tip on how to add non overlapping labels to a scatterplot in ggplot using a great package called directlabels. The trick is to make each point a single member group using an aesthetic like colour and then apply the direct.label function with the first.qp … Continue reading

EC2 Tutorials: rJava – annoying enough to have its own blog post

One of the most frustrating items that I’ve been trying to install on my EC2 instance is rJava. Its an R package that lots of other packages have as a dependency, including glmulti and MongoDB. I’ve spent a fair few hours trying to get this installed, constantly receiving the error message: configure: error: Java Development … Continue reading

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