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Pitfall of XML package: to know the cause

This is the sequel to the previous report “issues specific to cp932 locale, Japanese Shift-JIS, on Windows“.  In this report, I will dig the issues deeper to find out what … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Pitfall of XML package: issues specific to cp932 locale, Japanese Shift-JIS, on Windows

CRAN package XML has something wrong at parsing html pages encoded in cp932 (shift-jis).  In this report, I will show these issues and also their solutions which is workable at … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · 4 Comments

First step on GIS with R

The PM 2.5 checker written by R has been working nicely for me.  I put a shortcut icon of this small script on my desktop PC, to check the air … Continue reading

January 17, 2016 · 3 Comments

Bad case for readHTMLTable function of package XML

In the previous article, the readHTMLTable function worked perfectly to get the PM 2.5 data frame from a web page of Ibaraki prefecture.  So then I tried another web, a … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to get a data frame from html pages directly in R

Chinese air polution is quite serious recently.  At last, in this spring, the air polution has been invading Japan.  Many municipal agencies in Japan have began to observe the pollutant, … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 6 Comments