At various points throughout the analysis, we will be using to a set a third-party packages. So let's begin by loading those packages. The
RevoScaleR package is pre-installed with Microsoft R Server (MRS), since it cannot be downloaded from CRAN, but all the other packages shown below are third-party packages that can be downloaded and installed from CRAN using the
Additionally, we override some default options to make it easier to display data or results.
options(max.print = 1000, scipen = 999, width = 100) library(RevoScaleR) rxOptions(reportProgress = 1) # reduces the amount of output RevoScaleR produces library(dplyr) options(dplyr.print_max = 200) options(dplyr.width = Inf) # shows all columns of a tbl_df object library(stringr) library(lubridate) library(rgeos) # spatial package library(sp) # spatial package library(maptools) # spatial package library(ggmap) library(ggplot2) library(gridExtra) # for putting plots side by side library(ggrepel) # avoid text overlap in plots library(tidyr) library(seriation) # package for reordering a distance matrix