[R] surface plotting

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Mon Jun 16 22:40:56 CEST 2008

On 6/16/2008 4:25 PM, Floyd poole wrote:
> I am new to R  and what to find out which package would be best to create a
> surface plot, 2d or 3d if possible. I have a matrix (depth.dat) which has
> over 15k depth measurements from an ultrasonic corrosion mapping
> application. These depth measurements only have one axis (x) but I have used
> Octave and gnuplot providing decent results, but R seems to have a web
> interface with PERL which is what I am looking for.

For static plots, scatterplot3d (in the scatterplot3d package) is best. 
  For rotatable surfaces, persp3d in the rgl package.  (See 
example(persp3d) for some examples.)

Duncan Murdoch

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