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Make Data Work
22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

Create interactive maps in seconds with R and Leaflet

Jeroen Janssens (Data Science Workshops B.V.)
12:0512:45 Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Visualization & user experience
Location: Capital Suite 7
Secondary topics:  R-lang
Level: Intermediate
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Who is this presentation for?

  • Data scientists

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic familiarity with R

What you'll learn

  • Explore the Leaflet R package, which makes it easy to integrate and control Leaflet maps in R


Leaflet, one of the most popular open source JavaScript libraries for interactive maps, is used by websites ranging from the New York Times and the Washington Post to GitHub and Flickr, as well as GIS specialists like OpenStreetMap, Mapbox, and CartoDB. Jeroen Janssens explains how the Leaflet R package makes it easy to integrate and control Leaflet maps in R.

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Jeroen Janssens

Data Science Workshops B.V.

Jeroen Janssens is the founder and CEO of Data Science Workshops B.V., which provides on-the-job training and coaching in data visualization, machine learning, and programming. Previously, he was an assistant professor at Jheronimus Academy of Data Science and a data scientist at Elsevier in Amsterdam and startups YPlan and Outbrain in New York City. He is the author of Data Science at the Command Line, published by O’Reilly Media. Jeroen holds a PhD in machine learning from Tilburg University and an MSc in artificial intelligence from Maastricht University.

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18/07/2017 12:36 BST

Hi Jeroen,

Could you please post the slides and resources used.