[R] Hinton Diagram for a matrix of weights

Xavier Fernández i Marín xfim.ll at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 17:28:35 CET 2011

Jim Lemon vas escriure el dia dj, 08 des 2011:

> On 12/08/2011 03:45 AM, Xavier Fernández i Marín wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Although I have used a general search engine, r-seek, and browsed CRAN for
> > contributed packages and R Gallery, I have not been able to find an
> > implementation of Hinton Diagrams for representing weighting matrices using
> > R.
> >
> > Does anyone knows a way of plotting weighting matrices in R?
> >
> Hi Xavier,
> The Hinton diagram looks fairly close to an image plot, or the 
> color2D.matplot function. The difference is that the area of the squares 
> in the Hinton plot are proportional to some value rather than the color, 
> which indicates the sign of the value. If you have no luck finding this, 
> I think I could easily morph color2D.matplot into a Hinton diagram 
> function.

Just for future reference and searches, the Hinton diagram has been
implemented in the color2D.matplot function of the plotrix package.

Thank you Jim.

-  Xavier  -

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