[R] Plotting a smooth curve from predict
Uwe Ligges
ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Jul 31 13:17:08 CEST 2007
Wilson, Andrew wrote:
> Probably a very simple query:
>
> When I try to plot a curve from a fitted polynomial, it comes out rather
> jagged, not smooth like fitted curves in other stats software. Is there
> a way of getting a smooth curve in R?
>
> What I'm doing at the moment (for the sake of example) is:
>
>> x <- c(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10)
>
>> y <- c(10,9,8,7,6,6.5,7,8,9,10)
>
>> b <- data.frame(cbind(x,y))
>
>> w <- gls(y ~ I(x)+I(x^2),correlation=corARMA(p=1),method="ML",data=b)
>
>> plot(predict(w),type="l")
predict() predicts at all locations in x and you are drawing straight
lines between these points.
Hence you need to predict in another resolution, e.g.:
dat <- data.frame(x = seq(1, 10, by = 0.1))
plot(predict(w, newdata = dat), type="l")
Uwe Ligges
> Many thanks,
>
> Andrew Wilson
>
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