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R for Data Science by Dan Toomey

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Chapter 7. Data Visualization – R Graphics

Data visualization in R is typically performed using a graphic to display the characteristics of the data. As a result, the attributes become easier to understand or interpret. This chapter focuses on several graphics that can be used in R to achieve that goal.

R has several tools for visualization. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Interaction with robust graphics packages to manipulate a graphic once it is created from R
  • Various mapping tools

Packages

In R, there are several packages that provide the visualization functionality to the programmer. We will use the following packages in the examples of this chapter:

  • classIn: This contains univariate class intervals
  • ggplot2: This has a large ...

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