Effective Data Visualization with R: Volume I - Base Graphics
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Effective Data Visualization with R: Volume I - Base Graphics

About the Book

If there is one thing R is famous and known about, is its graphics capabilities. There are many packages out there for producing plots in R, top amongst which is the base graphics package which comes with R preinstalled.  

The goal of this book is to explore the nooks and crannies of chart production with base graphics and is the first in a series of books on data visualization with R.

About the Author

fru kingsly
fru kingsly

FRU Kingsly is a seasoned Business Intelligence developer, with more than ten years in the field of data management and analysis. He has worked with various applications and software including R, Python, Power BI, Tableau, MS SQL Server, MS Excel, MySQL etc. He is passionate about data and analytics and always encourages others around him to take the data analysis route. You can contact him at frukingsly@live.com.

Table of Contents

  • Part1: Introduces you to data visualization in general and R in particular (Chapter 1)
      Chapter 1: Introduction to data visualization
  • Part2: Introduces you to plotting with base graphics and plot elements (Chapter 2 and 3)
      Chapter 2: Introduction to plotting with base graphics
      Chapter 3: Plot elements
  • Part3: Producing different chart types (Chapter 4 to 10)
      Chapter 4: One discrete variable charts
      Chapter 5: One continuous variable charts
      Chapter 6: Two discrete variables charts
      Chapter 7: One discrete and one continuous variable charts
      Chapter 8: Two continuous variables charts
      Chapter 9: Three variables charts
      Chapter 10: More than Three variables charts
  • Part4: Map visualization with the maps package (Chapter 11 to 13)
      Chapter 11: Base maps with maps
      Chapter 12: Qualitative Maps
      Chapter 13: Quantitative maps

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