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R Language Features: Graphics And Visualization


 Features of the open source R language for Graphics and Visualization.

*** Requires additional open-source community packages from CRAN

Static Graphics

  • Basic Plots
    • bar plots
    • basic 3D plots
    • box plots
    • conditional density plots
    • contour plots
    • curves, points and lines
    • dot charts
    • fourfold plots
    • grids
    • heat maps
    • histograms
    • line plots
    • mosaic plots
    • paths
    • polygons
    • pie charts
    • raster images
    • rugs
    • scatter plots
    • spine plots
    • star plots and segment diagrams
    • strip charts
    • sunflower plots
    • symbols
  • Geographic Maps
  • Projection Maps ***
  • Social Network Graphs ***
  • Splines
  • Trellis Plots
    • Univariate Plots
      • bar plots
      • box and whisker plots
      • kernel density plots
      • Cleveland dot plots
      • histograms
      • theoretical quantile plots
      • one-dimensional scatterplots
    • Bivariate Plots
      • quantile plots for comparing two distributions
      • scatter plots
      • time series plots
    • Trivariate Plots
      • contour plots
      • level plots
      • 3D scatter ploRts
      • 3D surface plots
    • Hypervariate Plots
      • scatterplot matrices
    • Miscellaneous Plots
      • residual and fitted value plots
      • Tukey mean-difference plots

Dynamic Graphics

Devices and Formats

  • bitmap files
  • BMP
  • JPEG
  • PDF
  • PNG
  • PostScript
  • Raster graphics
  • SVG
  • TeX / PicTex graphics
  • TIFF
  • XFig graphics devices

 

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