Paul Murrell

June 2, 2011
by CRC Press

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- 546 Pages
- 233 B/W Illustrations

ISBN 9781439831762 - CAT# K11535

Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

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- Comprehensive coverage of the core graphical packages used in R
- New chapter on ggplot2
- New chapters on applications and extensions of R Graphics

Extensively updated to reflect the evolution of statistics and computing, the second edition of the bestselling **R Graphics** comes complete with new packages and new examples. Paul Murrell, widely known as the leading expert on R graphics, has developed an in-depth resource that helps both neophyte and seasoned users master the intricacies of R graphics.

**New in the Second Edition**

- Updated information on the core graphics engine, the traditional graphics system, the grid graphics system, and the lattice package
- A new chapter on the ggplot2 package
- New chapters on applications and extensions of R Graphics, including geographic maps, dynamic and interactive graphics, and node-and-edge graphs

Organized into five parts, **R Graphics** covers both "traditional" and newer, R-specific graphics systems. The book reviews the graphics facilities of the R language and describes R’s powerful grid graphics system. It then covers the graphics engine, which represents a common set of fundamental graphics facilities, and provides a series of brief overviews of the major areas of application for R graphics and the major extensions of R graphics.