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Instant Heat Maps in R How-to

Book Description

Learn how to design heat maps in R to enhance your data analysis

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results

  • Create heat maps in R using different file formats

  • Learn how to make chloropleth maps and contour plots

  • Generate your own customized heat maps and add interactivity for displaying on the web

In Detail

R has grown rapidly over the years to become one of the most versatile and valuable tools for data analysis and graphing. One of its many useful features is the heat map representation of numerical data, which is an invaluable tool to discover patterns in data quickly and efficiently.

Instant Heat Maps in R: How-to provides you with practical recipes to create heat maps of all difficulty levels by yourself right from the start. At the end of each recipe, you will find an in-depth analysis that will equip you with everything you need to know to frame the code to your own needs.

Instant Heat Maps in R will present you with all the different heat map plotting functions that exist in R. You will start by creating simple heat maps before moving on to learn how to add more features to them. While you advance step-by-step through the well-connected recipes, you will find out which tool suits the given situation best. You will learn how to read data from popular file formats and how to format the data to create heat maps as well as the ways to export them for presentation.