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R Data Visualization Cookbook by Atmajitsinh Gohil

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Creating animated plots in R

Readers were exposed to the idea of animation in R using the animation packages in the recipe Animating a 3D surface plot in chapter 6, Adding the Third Dimension, but animation in R would seem incomplete without the use of the googleVis package. Animating a visualization brings a new dimension to our visualization. It helps to be a good storyteller, but when the story is accompanied by animation or a plot, it adds force to the story. Many of you would agree that the Web is filled with animated visualizations but there are some that have made a great impact. Here are links to some of the really good visualizations I have come across:

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