Investigation the relationship between two variables using a scatter plot

October 13th, 2009

The relationship between two variables can be visually represented using a scatter plot and will provide some insight into the correlation between the variables and possible models to describe the relationship. There are different ways to produce scatter plots in R making use of either the base graphics system, the lattice graphics library, ggplot2 or other packages. Read the rest of this entry »

Book Review – Interactive and Dynamic Graphics for Data Analysis: With R and GGobi by Dianne Cook and Deborah F. Swayne (Springer 2007)

October 8th, 2009


This book covers interactive graphics and their role in data analysis and covers the GGobi software package, which is an open source project for data visualisation, and the book is written by the two authors as well in addition to the R statistical environment. Read the rest of this entry »