[R] R-Project: Graphic/3-D capabilites and information...

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Sun Nov 16 12:07:23 CET 2003

On Sat, 15 Nov 2003 23:25:12 -0500, you wrote:

>Greetings, and Salutations to the wonderful people of the R-Project!!!
>I have a question:
>       There is are images on the Screenshots page of the r-project home ::
>Information I would like to have would be:
>    How were these images created (step by step with explanations if 
>    What utilities, plugins, or data were used to create these images

They look very similar to the examples produced by example(persp) and
example(image).  No extras needed.  
>    Tutorials, FAQs, or ANY and ALL information I would need to be able 
>to understand how I can create images like these from my data, and how I 
>can interpret images like these (what do they mean, how do you read the 
>image...), because all graphics are representations of mathematical 
>functions (all meaning ALL, even a picture in PhotoShop is a 
>mathematical function)...

I don't know of FAQs, but there are lots of books on statistical
graphics, and many of them include sections on visualizing 3D data.
For example, Visualizing Data by Cleveland.

Duncan Murdoch

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