[R] creating a map

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Feb 17 18:10:12 CET 2009

Two places that have worked examples leap to mind:

--- Sarkar's online accompaniment to his book:
Thumbing through the hard copy I see Figure 6.5 might of interest.

--- Addicted to R's graphics gallery:

David Winsemius

On Feb 17, 2009, at 11:53 AM, Alina Sheyman wrote:

> I'm trying to create a fairly basic map using R. What i want to get  
> is the
> map of the country with circles representing a count of students in  
> each
> state.
> What I've done so far is as following -
>  map("state")
> symbols 
> (data1$count,circles=log(data1$count)*3,fg=col,bg=col,add=T,inches=F)
> this gives me the map of the country, but one that's not populated  
> by my
> counts.
> Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?
> Also, if anyone can recommend a good reference for creating maps in  
> R, I'd
> really appreciate that.
> thank you
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