Karthik Ram

Karthik Ram

22 packages on CRAN

6 packages on GitHub

AntWeb

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A complete programmatic interface to the AntWeb database from the California Academy of Sciences.

ecoengine

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The ecoengine ('ecoengine'; <https://ecoengine.berkeley.edu/>). provides access to more than 5 million georeferenced specimen records from the University of California, Berkeley's Natural History Museums.

rAltmetric

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Provides a programmatic interface to the citation information and alternate metrics provided by 'Altmetric'. Data from Altmetric allows researchers to immediately track the impact of their published work, without having to wait for citations. This allows for faster engagement with the audience interested in your work. For more information, visit <https://www.altmetric.com/>.

randNames

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Generates random names with additional information including fake SSNs, gender, location, zip, age, address, and nationality.

rdrop2

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Provides full programmatic access to the 'Dropbox' file hosting platform <https://dropbox.com>, including support for all standard file operations.

rfisheries

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A programmatic interface to 'openfisheries.org'. This package is part of the 'rOpenSci' suite (http://ropensci.org).

rDrop

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Programmatic interface to the Dropbox file system.

testdat

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A suite for running automated tests to detect common problems with tabular data

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Palettes generated mostly from 'Wes Anderson' movies.

alm

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An R interface to the open source article level metrics platform <https://github.com/articlemetrics/lagotto/> created by the Public Library of Science (PLOS). A number of publishers are using the open source app created by PLOS, so you can drop in a different base URL to the functions in this package to get to not only PLOS data, but data for Crossref, and more as the open source PLOS software is used.

aRxiv

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An interface to the API for 'arXiv' (<https://arxiv.org>), a repository of electronic preprints for computer science, mathematics, physics, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, and statistics.

gistr

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Work with 'GitHub' 'gists' from 'R' (e.g., <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GitHub#Gist>, <https://help.github.com/articles/about-gists/>). A 'gist' is simply one or more files with code/text/images/etc. This package allows the user to create new 'gists', update 'gists' with new files, rename files, delete files, get and delete 'gists', star and 'un-star' 'gists', fork 'gists', open a 'gist' in your default browser, get embed code for a 'gist', list 'gist' 'commits', and get rate limit information when 'authenticated'. Some requests require authentication and some do not. 'Gists' website: <https://gist.github.com/>.

IRkernel

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The R kernel for the 'Jupyter' environment executes R code which the front-end ('Jupyter Notebook' or other front-ends) submits to the kernel via the network.

datapkg

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Convenience functions for reading and writing datasets following the 'data packagist' format.

neotoma

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Access paleoecological datasets from the Neotoma Paleoecological Database using the published API (http://api.neotomadb.org/). The functions in this package access various pre-built API functions and attempt to return the results from Neotoma in a usable format for researchers and the public.

plotly

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Easily translate 'ggplot2' graphs to an interactive web-based version and/or create custom web-based visualizations directly from R. Once uploaded to a 'plotly' account, 'plotly' graphs (and the data behind them) can be viewed and modified in a web browser.

rcrossref

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Client for various 'CrossRef' 'APIs', including 'metadata' search with their old and newer search 'APIs', get 'citations' in various formats (including 'bibtex', 'citeproc-json', 'rdf-xml', etc.), convert 'DOIs' to 'PMIDs', and 'vice versa', get citations for 'DOIs', and get links to full text of articles when available.

rdryad

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Interface to the Dryad "Solr" API, their "OAI-PMH" service, and fetch datasets. Dryad (<http://datadryad.org/>) is a curated host of data underlying scientific publications.

rfigshare

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An interface to 'figshare' (http://figshare.com), a scientific repository to archive and assign 'DOIs' to data, software, figures, and more.

rgbif

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A programmatic interface to the Web Service methods provided by the Global Biodiversity Information Facility ('GBIF'; <https://www.gbif.org/developer/summary>). 'GBIF' is a database of species occurrence records from sources all over the globe. 'rgbif' includes functions for searching for taxonomic names, retrieving information on data providers, getting species occurrence records, getting counts of occurrence records, and using the 'GBIF' tile map service to make 'rasters' summarizing huge amounts of data.

rnoaa

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Client for many 'NOAA' data sources including the 'NCDC' climate 'API' at <https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/webservices/v2>, with functions for each of the 'API' 'endpoints': data, data categories, data sets, data types, locations, location categories, and stations. In addition, we have an interface for 'NOAA' sea ice data, the 'NOAA' severe weather inventory, 'NOAA' Historical Observing 'Metadata' Repository ('HOMR') data, 'NOAA' storm data via 'IBTrACS', tornado data via the 'NOAA' storm prediction center, and more.

rplos

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A programmatic interface to the 'SOLR' based search API (<http://api.plos.org/>) provided by the Public Library of Science journals to search their articles. Functions are included for searching for articles, retrieving articles, making plots, doing 'faceted' searches, 'highlight' searches, and viewing results of 'highlighted' searches in a browser.

spatialEco

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Utilities to support spatial data manipulation, query, sampling and modelling. Functions include models for species population density, download utilities for climate and global deforestation spatial products, spatial smoothing, multivariate separability, point process model for creating pseudo- absences and sub-sampling, polygon and point-distance landscape metrics, auto-logistic model, sampling models, cluster optimization, statistical exploratory tools and raster-based metrics.

spocc

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A programmatic interface to many species occurrence data sources, including Global Biodiversity Information Facility ('GBIF'), 'USGSs' Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation ('BISON'), 'iNaturalist', Berkeley 'Ecoinformatics' Engine, 'eBird', Integrated Digitized 'Biocollections' ('iDigBio'), 'VertNet', Ocean 'Biogeographic' Information System ('OBIS'), and Atlas of Living Australia ('ALA'). Includes functionality for retrieving species occurrence data, and combining those data.

taxize

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Interacts with a suite of web 'APIs' for taxonomic tasks, such as getting database specific taxonomic identifiers, verifying species names, getting taxonomic hierarchies, fetching downstream and upstream taxonomic names, getting taxonomic synonyms, converting scientific to common names and vice versa, and more.

rdat

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Programmatic interface to the Dat system for data versioning and replication.

RMendeley

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A programmatic interface to the Web Service methods provided by the Mendeley open science project.

tic

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Provides a way to describe common build and deployment workflows for R-based projects: packages, websites (e.g. blogdown, pkgdown), or data processing (e.g. research compendia). The recipe is described independent of the continuous integration tool used for processing the workflow (e.g. 'Travis CI' or 'AppVeyor').