Advanced Graphics in R

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Thursday 2 November 2017, 09:00–16:30
Doctoral School
Doctoral School
01248 382357

This is a one day intensive course on advanced graphics with R. The standard plotting commands in R are known as the Base graphics. In this course, we cover more advanced graphics packages - in particular, ggplot2. The ggplot2 package can create very advanced and informative graphics. A basic knowledge of R is assumed for this course. In particular, attendees should be familiar with the topics covered in the Introduction to R course.This course will be a mixture of lectures and computer practicals. The goal is to enable participants to apply the techniques covered to their own data. This course is suitable to a wide range of applicants.

Course outline:   

The grammar of graphics;   

Mastering the grammar;   

Groups, geoms, stats and layers;

Scales, axes and legends;   


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