Over 80 recipes to analyze data and create stunning visualizations with R
In Detail
R is an open source language for data analysis and graphics. It is platform-independent and allows users to load various packages as well as develop their own packages to interpret data better.
This book is packed with practical recipes, designed to provide you with all the guidance needed to get to grips with data visualization with R. It starts off with the basics of R plots and an introduction to heat maps and customizing them, before gradually taking you through creating interactive maps using the googleVis package, generating choropleth maps and contouring maps, bubble plots, and pie charts. You will then learn how to animate 2D and 3D plots in R. By the end of the book, you will be equipped with the key techniques to create impressive data visualizations with professional efficiency and precision.
What You Will Learn
Generate various plots in R using the basic R plotting techniques
Utilize R packages to add context and meaning to your data
Design interactive visualizations and integrate them on your website or blog
Communicate using visualization techniques, optimal for the underlying data being used as input
Create presentations and learn the basics of creating apps in R for your audience
Introduce users to basic R functions and data manipulation techniques while creating meaningful visualizations
Add elements, text, animation, and colors to your plot to make sense of data
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