Articles by Gaston Sanchez

Arc Diagrams in R: Les Miserables

February 3, 2013 | Gaston Sanchez

In this post we will talk about the R package “arcdiagram” for plotting pretty arc diagrams like the one below: Arc Diagrams An arc diagram is a graphical display to visualize graphs or networks in a one-dimensional layout. The main idea is to display nodes along a single axis, while ... [Read more...]

7 Functions to do Metric Multidimensional Scaling in R

January 23, 2013 | Gaston Sanchez

In this post we will talk about 7 different ways to perform a metric multidimensional scaling in R. Multidimensional Scaling Multidimensional Scaling (MDS), is a set of multivariate data analysis methods that are used to analyze similarities or dissimilarities in data. One of the nice features of MDS is that it ... [Read more...]

Gauge Chart in R

January 10, 2013 | Gaston Sanchez

How to replicate a google gauge chart in R? Google charts has several options to produce nice graphics. Most of them have their equivalent function in R and can be quickly replicated, but some of them require a bit of programming. For instance, take the google gauge charts which I ... [Read more...]

PLS Path Modeling with R

January 4, 2013 | Gaston Sanchez

Today I’m very happy and so excited to announce my new book PLS Path Modeling with R, freely available in pdf format at: After working and writing insanely for a couple of months in the last quarter of 2012, I’ve ... [Read more...]

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