ggplot2: more wicked-cool plots in R

July 20, 2009

(This article was first published on Getting Genetics Done, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

As far as I know there are 3 different systems for producing figures in R: (1) base graphics, included with R, (2) the lattice package, and (3) ggplot2, one of the newer plotting systems which is, according to the creator Hadley Wickham, “based on the grammar of graphics, which tries to take the good parts of base and lattice graphics and none of the bad parts. It takes care of many of the fiddly

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