[R] Some loglog density plot
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue May 1 07:49:53 CEST 2001
On Mon, 30 Apr 2001, Kjetil Kjernsmo wrote:
> Dear all,
> A looong time ago, Witold Eryk Wolski asked here why there wasn't a
> log="xy" parameter to the hist() function
> <URL:http://www.R-project.org/nocvs/mail/r-help/2001/0267.html>, and
> Prof. Ripley responded that a loglog histogram does not make much sense,
> and that one should use a better density estimate if one seeks to plot
> log density.
> I understand the point and I hope you will forgive my ignorance:
> What alternatives do I have in R?
Package logspline is a good start.
> (In astronomy, which is full of power laws, loglog histograms are
> not infrequently seen, I have resisted making them since this post, but it
> is getting hard... :-) ).
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