## R (and SPARQL), part 2

Retrieve data from a SPARQL endpoint, graph it and more, then automate it.

In part 1 of this series, I discussed the history of R, the programming language and environment for statistical computing and graph generation, and why it’s become so popular lately. The many libraries that people have contributed to it are a key reason for its popularity, and the SPARQL one inspired me to learn some R to try it out. Part 1 showed how to load this library, retrieve a SPARQL result set, and perform some basic statistical analysis of the numbers in the result set. After I…