ggplot2 is one of the most sophisticated and advanced packages of R and its use is constantly growing in the community of R programmers. This book is the perfect starting point for your journey in learning about one of the most refined and widely used plotting tools—ggplot2.
Read alsoOne Step Ahead 1 (Harlequin Comics)
*50-PAGE FREE PREVIEW*Misty is living in the house left to her by her late grandfather with her dogs and a cat.But her calm everyday life is thrown into chaos when one man comes to visit her grandfather…!His name is Craig Sutherland. When Misty tells him that her grandfather has died, he doesn't give up and go home; he stays at the mountain cabin…
You will start by taking a tour of the most relevant packages available in R to create plots, such as graphics, lattice, and ggplot2. Following this, you will take a deep dive into the concepts of ggplot2 by covering different kinds of plots that will help you gear up for your first hands-on project. After this first taste of the capabilities of ggplot2, you will explore in detail the visualization approach implemented in this package, the so-called grammar of graphics, providing you with the basics to understand the backstage concepts in the plotting functions. Finally, you will take a look at some specialized and sophisticated applications of ggplot2, such as how to realize a complex scatterplot matrix, heatmaps, and how to make spatial visualization graphs.