[R] Plotting 3d surfaces

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 20:41:12 CET 2010

Barry Rowlingson <b.rowlingson <at> lancaster.ac.uk> writes:

> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 4:20 PM, Uwe Wolfram <uwwo <at> in-chemnitz.de> wrote:

> > I am currently working on a project which involves nls-fits of three
> > dimensional surfaces such as ellipsoids or even more complex. I have
> > been searching R help and the manuals for a possibility to plot these
> > surfaces. Is there any package in R that allows plotting something like
> > this:
> >
> > http://uwwo.in-chemnitz.de/R-Problem/tsai-wu-principal-strain.pdf
> >
> > This plot was generated using Mathematicas ContourPlot3D function. I
> > would love to be able to plot this in R. However, I could not find
> > something which could this.
>  The package you need for all things three-dimensional is 'rgl'.
> Install, read docs, play!

  Also see the scatter3d function in the Rcmdr package.


finds other bits and pieces: plotsubspace() in MCMCglmm, etc.

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