[R] Binned line plot
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Nov 22 07:07:15 CET 2011
On Nov 22, 2011, at 12:29 AM, Jeffrey Joh wrote:
> I have a scatter plot with 10000 points.
So you have numeric x and y values.
> I would like to add a line that bins every 50 points and connects
> the average of each bin.
What is the rule to be applied to form these bins? You may want to
look at ?cut and ?quantile
> I'm looking for something similar to line type "m" in Stata.
Many. perhaps most. of us do not know what that means. People complain
about the help files for R but they are crystal clear compared with
the help files I have seen for Stata, so I do not intend searching
> With this dataset of 10000 points, I would also like to bin the data
> and make boxplots at certain intervals,
... of what?
> so that I have a set of boxplots to represent each bin. I would
> also like the width of each box to be proportional to the number of
> points in each bin.
> How can I make these plots? Is there a simple package to use?
Probably any of the three plotting paradigms can be used but you need
to describe the problem in an unambiguous manner.
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David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT
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