The Grammar of Graphics: ggplot2 package

December 14, 2009

(This article was first published on Software for Exploratory Data Analysis and Statistical Modelling, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

The grammar of graphics approach to constructing graphs has been implemented in the ggplot2 package in R. The author of the package, Hadley Wickham, has provided a website with many details of using the system to create nice looking graphics.

The package removes many of the awkward parts of setting up graphical display that characterise other approaches in R.

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