R Graphics Cookbook: Practical Recipes for Visualizing Data

ISBN-13: 9781449316952

ISBN-10: 1449316956

Author: Winston Chang

Edition: 1

Publication date:
2013
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Format:
Paperback 416 pages
Category:
Cooking
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Acknowledged author Winston Chang wrote R Graphics Cookbook: Practical Recipes for Visualizing Data comprising 416 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1449316956 and 9781449316952. Since then R Graphics Cookbook: Practical Recipes for Visualizing Data textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $1.29 or rent at the marketplace.


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This practical guide provides more than 150 recipes to help you generate high-quality graphs quickly, without having to comb through all the details of R’s graphing systems. Each recipe tackles a specific problem with a solution you can apply to your own project, and includes a discussion of how and why the recipe works.

Most of the recipes use the ggplot2 package, a powerful and flexible way to make graphs in R. If you have a basic understanding of the R language, you’re ready to get started.

  • Use R’s default graphics for quick exploration of data
  • Create a variety of bar graphs, line graphs, and scatter plots
  • Summarize data distributions with histograms, density curves, box plots, and other examples
  • Provide annotations to help viewers interpret data
  • Control the overall appearance of graphics
  • Render data groups alongside each other for easy comparison
  • Use colors in plots
  • Create network graphs, heat maps, and 3D scatter plots
  • Structure data for graphing