[R] gboxplot (JMP Diamond plot in R?)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 18 17:43:37 CET 2008

On Fri, 18 Jan 2008, Richard Yanicky wrote:

> I am looking to replicate the functionality of the JMP diamond plot in 
> R. I have found the following enhancement and no other references(see 
> below). I have tried to contact the author via email and I have had no 
> luck.
> Does any know if this functionality exists in R? If it does not does 
> anyone know how to contact the author of the enhancement request?

Look at the maintainer field of the DBI package on CRAN: that is (as far 
as I know) the most current contact address for the same person.

> "Hi,
> I experimented with a set of S functions to do  "generalized" boxplots
> sometime ago (e.g., "vase" or "violin, "diamond" plots, etc).  There's
> code to draw these gboxplots at arbitrary positions. Please take a look
> at the help below and let me know if you'd like either  to port
> it R or scavange some of the code.
> David A James                        Phone: (908) 582-3082
> Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies       Fax:   (908) 582-3340
> 600 Mountain Ave                     Email: dj at bell-labs.com
> Murray Hill, NJ 07974


Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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