Chapter 13. Fundamental graphical methods
This chapter covers
- Investigating relationships
- Representing counting statistics
- Visualizing ranked data
- Exploring multivariate data
In this chapter and the next, I want to shift my attention: I’ll now largely take gnuplot for granted, and concentrate on applying it to problems. Nevertheless, whenever appropriate, I’ll take the opportunity to show you how a certain effect can be achieved with gnuplot. In this chapter I want to talk more generally about different graphical methods and the kinds of problems they’re applicable to. In the next chapter, I’m going to take a number of different problems and walk you through the different steps that the analysis may take. If you will, this chapter introduces ...