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Cover of R in Action by Robert Kabacoff Published by Manning Publications
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Chapter 11. Intermediate graphs


This chapter covers
  • Visualizing bivariate and multivariate relationships
  • Working with scatter and line plots
  • Understanding correlograms
  • Using mosaic and association plots


In chapter 6 (basic graphs), we considered a wide range of graph types for displaying the distribution of single categorical or continuous variables. Chapter 8 (regression) reviewed graphical methods that are useful when predicting a continuous outcome variable from a set of predictor variables. In chapter 9 (analysis of variance), we considered techniques that are particularly useful for visualizing how groups differ on a continuous outcome variable. In many ways, the current chapter is a continuation and extension of the topics covered ...

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