Welcome to Instant Heat Maps in R How-to.
Throughout this book, we will learn how to create simple and advanced heat maps, customize them, and create a nice output for presentations. We will be using data from various different file formats as input and work on our heat maps to add some interactivity to them.
We will also take a look at simple heat maps by creating a choropleth map of the United States and make a contour plot from topographical volcano data.
In this recipe, we will learn how to construct our first heat map in R from the
AirPassenger data set, which is a standard data set included in the
data package that is available with R distributions. For this ...