# Author: Peter Prevos

Social scientist and engineer who dabbles in magic tricks.

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# The Lucid Manager

## The Business Anti-Guru

# Author: Peter Prevos

### Simulating Water Consumption to Develop Analysis and Reporting

This article simulates water consumption to assist with developing leak detection algorithms. Simulating water consumption helps to develop business tools....
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### Writing Academic Articles using R Sweave and LaTeX

This article explains how to write academic articles and essays using R Sweave and LaTeX using the APA (American Psychology Association) template....
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### Pandigital Products: Euler Problem 32

Euler Problem 32 returns to pandigital numbers, which are numbers that contain one of each digit. Like so many of the Euler Problems, these numbers serve no practical purpose whatsoever, other than so...
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### Analysing soil moisture data in NetCDF format with the ncdf4 library

The netCDF format is popular in sciences that analyse sequential spatial data. It is a self-describing, machine-independent data format for creating, accessing and sharing array-oriented information. ...
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### Pacific Island Hopping using R and iGraph

Use R as your travel guide and plan your next Pacific island hopping holiday with the igraph package. This code analyses flight routes and finds routes....
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### Digit fifth powers: Euler Problem 30

A solution in R for Euler Problem 30: Digit fifth powers. Find the sum of all the numbers that can be written as the sum of fifth powers of their digits. Numberphile has a nice video about a trick to ...
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### Visualising Water Consumption using a Geographic Bubble Chart

A geographic bubble chart is a straightforward method to visualise quantitative information with a geospatial relationship. Last week I was in Vietnam helping the Phú Thọ Water Supply Joint Stock C...
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### Data Science for Water Utilities Using R

Data Science for Water Utilities will be a new book that explains how to use R to undertake analytics for problems typical to water utilities....
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### Euler Problem 29: Distinct Powers

Proposed solution to Euler Problem 29: Distinct Powers in the R language for statistical computing....
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### How Virtual Tags have transformed SCADA data analysis

This article describes how to use Virtual tags to analyse SCADA data. Virtual tags provide context o SCADA or Historian data by combining information from various tags with meta data about these tags....
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### Euler Problem 28: The Ulam Spiral and Quadratic primes

Proposed solution to Euler Problem 28 in the R language for statistical computing. What is the sum of the numbers on the diagonals in a 1001 by 1001 spiral?...
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### Using the iGraph package to Analyse the Enron Corpus

Instructions on how to use R and iGraph to analyse the Enron email corpus. This article describes how to research relationships between employees....
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Social scientist and engineer who dabbles in magic tricks.