In many chapters, results are visualized using the graphics capabilities of R. Thus, we will give a very short introduction to the base graphics package, plus a short introduction to the package
ggplot2 (Wickham, 2009).
The reader will learn briefly about the graphical system in R, different output formats for traditional graphics system, customization and fine tuning of standard graphics, and the
Other packages such as
grid are not touched on here. Interactive graphics are also beyond the scope of this book (Google Charts,
Many packages include methods to produce plots. Generally, they either use the functionality of the ...