[R] boxplots of 1 (or 2 or 3) "datum" ..
rnassar at duke.edu
Wed Mar 15 19:39:36 CET 2000
When I needed a plot like what I think you want, I have used one of:
plot(as.numeric(X),y) where X is a factor or
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Dan E. Kelley wrote:
> Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 09:25:20 -0400 (AST)
> From: Dan E. Kelley <kelley at Phys.Ocean.Dal.CA>
> To: Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch>
> Cc: Dan Kelley <Dan.Kelley at Dal.Ca>, r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] boxplots of 1 (or 2 or 3) "datum" ..
> On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Martin Maechler wrote:
> > Problem is I cannot repeat your example, since you didn't use "public" data.
> > (Usually, you'd construct data, something like...
> First, thanks very much for your informative suggestion about creating
> example data. I'm not good enough at R yet to have thought of that,
> and your email taught me some new things, which I really appreciate.
> (I didn't enclose the actual data because they relate to confidential
> scholarship evaluations.)
> > *Or* are you suggesting that for n=1, n=2 (and maybe n=3) per group
> > plot(factor, continuous)
> > shouldn't use boxplot()s but rather dot plots ?
> > This is a suggestion that I've heard and had myself before,
> > very well worth discussing.
> Yes, this is what was on my mind. I'm not sure how the decision
> should be made to do boxplots versus dotplots, but maybe that could be
> an optional flag?
> Again, thanks for the comments. Dan.
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