R Archive

16 Nov 2016

How to get likers and commenters of public posts

In this article, I would like to give a basic guide on how to download data from Facebook API about public posts of public Facebook pages. You may use such data for social network analysis, for text
10 Mar 2016

Experiments on Wikipedia

We have already covered a topic that Wikipedia is a great resource for research (you may find the article here). In this article, you may read a description of the whole methodology to be used to analyse
2 Mar 2016

Social Network Analysis of political parties in Slovakia

The article is about the use of social network analysis for an analysis of active followers of political parties in Slovakia and their structure. It is the first part of the project, testing the difference between Facebook
3 Feb 2016

Facebook API and R – how to deal with time limit

I have already shared a great tutorial on how to use R and start getting data for an analysis from Facebook via its API (find an article here). However, it covers only the basic issues of Facebook
25 Jan 2016

Common problems with data frames in R

It is rather obvious to say, but data frames in R are one of the most interesting features of this programming language. However, sometimes they might not be the easiest to understand and use. The DataCamp Team