"My interpretation of [Leland Wilkinson’s] grammar [of statistical graphics]:
—Data is the most…"
My interpretation of [Leland Wilkinson’s] grammar [of statistical graphics]:
—Data is the most important thing, and the thing that you bring to the table.
—Geometric objects … what you actually see on the plot: points, lines, polygons, etc.
—Statistics transform the data in many useful ways. For example, binning and counting to create a histogram….
—Scales map values in the data space to values in an aesthetic space, whether it be colour, or size, or shape. Scales also provide an inverse mapping: a legend.
—A coordinate system describes how data coordinates are mapped to the plane of the graphic. It also provides axes and gridlines to make it possible to read the graph.
— A facetting, or conditioning, speci
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