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R Data Visualization Cookbook by Atmajitsinh Gohil

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Chapter 7. Data in Higher Dimensions

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Constructing a sunflower plot
  • Creating a hexbin plot
  • Generating interactive calendar maps
  • Creating Chernoff faces in R
  • Constructing a coxcomb plot in R
  • Constructing network plots
  • Constructing a radial plot
  • Generating a very basic pyramid plot

Introduction

Most of the visualizations studied so far have been widely observed in media, magazines, websites, or academic journals. Many of the recipes discussed in this chapter relate to visualizing data in higher dimensions or multivariate data. We might not have encountered some of the visualizations discussed in this chapter due to their limitations, but this does not imply that we cannot utilize them to convey the right ...

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