Enabling Analytical Insight

KML File Polygon plotting issue

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When you create a KML file including a polygon you can get very weird color issue’s. The problem of this lays in the coordinates of the polygon. The coordinate points need to be in a clockwise direction. I use this python function to determine the direction: …

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May 4th, 2009 at 10:41 pm

Posted in programming

Linking Analytics to Google Earth

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Years ago I worked on an application for a public transport organisation. Using SPSS and Mapinfo tools we created a map where the subway and bus lines with the biggest chance on crime incidents where plotted upon. This map is extreme easy to explain the security personnel where and when they need to patrol the [...]

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May 4th, 2009 at 10:11 pm

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Market Share of Mobility Support products

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While sitting on a case of beer, a friend mine and I discussed the market possibilities for his manufacturing company in Homecare and extended care products. Wheelchairs and stuff. The company is doing Business to Business, so I know they have difficulties to address their end users. Still I was surprised that he didn’t knew [...]

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April 11th, 2009 at 10:10 am

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Exploring the Cloud for Analytics

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A while ago I was very impressed by seeing the 2006 TED presentation of Hans Rosling. Having an history of watching presentations of statistics and statistical software I’m was surprised by the number of positive feedback on this presentation. Often when someone is talking about stats the facial expression of the audience is turning into [...]

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April 11th, 2009 at 9:04 am

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