Cédric Scherer

Computational Ecology & Data Visualisation

Visualizing Temperatures in Berlin with Bar Chart Races

You have seen Bar Chart Races. You have seen Bar Chart Races of Bar Chart Races. Here are some more visualizing monthly temperatures in Berlin! Yes, I jumped on the hype train. Of course, using {ggplot2} and {gganimate}.

Workshop Announcements

I got the opportunity to teach some workshops in the next few months - one 1-day and two 1-week workshops on data exploration and visualization in Berlin and Sicily! 🎉

A ggplot2 Tutorial for Beautiful Plotting in R

This is a rework of the blog entry called 'Beautiful plotting in R: A ggplot2 cheatsheet' by Zev Ross, posted in 2014 and updated last in 2016. Most changes were made to have an updated version, to follow code style guides, to change style and aesthetics of plots to be (more) beautiful and meaningful and to include additional tipps.

The Evolution of a ggplot (Ep. 1)

In this series of blog posts, I provide step-by-step tutorials explaining how my visualization have evolved from a typical basic ggplot. In the first episode, I transform a basic boxplot into a colorful and self-explanatory combination of a jittered dot stripplot and a lollipop plot.

Hello, TidyTuesday!

During my after-thesis-vacation, I managed to tick off two long-term todo's on my list - set up a homepage and to participate in the #TidyTuesday challenge!

Hello, World!

Hi, I am glad you found your way here! Come in, have a look. I finally managed to set up a personal homepage - and how easy it was!