tibbletime: Time-Aware Data Sets In R

Kevin Feasel

2017-10-10

R

At Business Science, they’ve announced a new R package:

We are excited to announce the release of tibbletime v0.0.2 on CRAN. Loads of new functionality have been added, including:

  • Generic period support: Perform time-based calculations by a number of supported periods using a new ~period formula~.
  • Creating series: Use create_series() to quickly create a tbl_time object initialized with a regular time series.
  • Rolling calculations: Turn any function into a rolling version of itself with rollify().
  • A number of smaller tweaks and helper functions to make life easier.

As we further develop tibbletime, it is becoming clearer that the package is a tool that should be used in addition to the rest of the tidyverseThe combination of the two makes time series analysis in the tidyverse much easier to do!

Check out their demos comparing New York and San Francisco weather.  It looks like it’ll be a useful package.  H/T R-bloggers

Related Posts

Exploratory Data Analysis with inspectdf

Laura Ellis continues a dive into Exploratory Data Analysis, this time using the inspectdf package: I like this package because it’s got a lot of functionality and it’s incredibly straightforward to use. In short, it allows you to understand and visualize column types, sizes, values, value imbalance & distributions as well as correlations. Better yet, […]

Read More

MRAN Changes and a Survey

David Smith discusses potential changes to MRAN: As CRAN has grown and changes to packages have become more frequent, maintaining MRAN is an increasingly resource-intensive process. We’re contemplating changes, like changing the frequency of snapshots, or thinning the archive of snapshots that haven’t been used. But before we do that we’d  like to hear from […]

Read More

Categories

October 2017
MTWTFSS
« Sep Nov »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031