Questions tagged [hexagon-binning]

Bivariate histogram for visualizing the structure in datasets with large numbers.

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Creating a grid of modifiable hexagonal tiles as overlay in geopandas

I have geo-tagged car sharing dataset which I am analyzing using geopandas. For analysis purposes I would like to create my own polygon overlay of hexagonal tiles. I have managed to find a ...
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Transforming admin units into hexagons: the assignment problem

I have an administrative tessellation with about 8000 units (the Census tracts of California) and, for the sake of visualisation, I would like to transform it into regular hexagons (or squares). I ...
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Using Uber-H3 from Qgis

How can I Create a spatial binning similar to or directly using Uber H3 from QGIS UI? Are there plugins available to achieve the desired task?
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Hexbins by most common attribute

I am very new to QGIS. I have read some similar questions on here but none seem to get me to the correct result. I have a bit of experience with Global Mapper but very little with other GIS software ...
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Hexabin map from multiple polygon layer

I work at urban planning and I am trying to create an hexbin map from landscape use of a small city. I have different polygons (vector layers) like buildings, roads, gardens, services, industry, and ...
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Points in Polygon missing from QGIS 2.16.x?

Looking to do a basic Hex analyis with some random points within the Gulf of Mexico. I created a hex grid from MMQGIS Under my Vector tool - Analysis tools, I dont have Points in Polygon. Is it ...
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Transforming polygons centroids in order to make hexbin map in QGIS? [closed]

I want to make a hexbin map of a particular kind. Hexbins can be used to embrace several points in the same area, like in this example : With this method, a large city can be covered by one hexagon, ...
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How to convert polygon into hexagonal grid?

I'm trying to convert a polygon shapefile of the UK into a hex grid. Using MMQGIS I've produced the grid, then I tried the intersect tool which gave me something close to what I want. However, the ...
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Hexagon Bounds - Where to get or how to create?

I was recently amazed to see Walkscore using what seems to be hexagon-shaped bounds to visualize crime data. Reference website. Any idea where they are getting the shapefile or ideas on how they are ...
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Determining optimal hexagon size for hexbins?

I've grown rather fond of hexbins. However, I'm always stumped when it comes to setting the hexagon size. I mostly go by feel right now. I just tweak the size until it "looks good". Is there a more ...
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Hexagon binning using Google Maps

I have a bunch of geolocated points that I am looking to cluster on a google map using hexagons. These clusters will be stored in a db for quick retrieval and will be reduced to a single point and ...
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Hex grid value interpolation in POSTGIS

I have a table of tessellated hexagons that I created as a hex binning grid to cover an area. I've then overlaid a point set to give some of the hexagons a value, see diagram:- The shapes with value ...
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How to change the size of Hex bins?

I am creating a map in QGIS and I am using a hex bin layer. To create this layer I used the MMQGIS plugin and created a grid layer. However, the size of my hexagons that I created are too small, and I ...
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Workflow Scripting in QGIS

I have created a hexagonal grid shapefile using MMQGIS and want to use this for hexagonal binning. I have another point shapefile which contains patient records for three different types of hospital ...
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How to implement multivariate hex bins?

I have two point datasets that I am analyzing and I wanted to implement a multivariate hexbin approach for displaying this data. I have managed to cobble together an approach using QGIS SVG symbols ...