[R] Simple qqplot question
jorismeys at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 01:23:28 CEST 2010
Also take a look at qq.plot in the package "car". Gives you exactly
what you want.
On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 12:55 AM, Ralf B <ralf.bierig at gmail.com> wrote:
> More details...
> I have two distributions which are very similar. I have plotted
> density plots already from the two distributions. In addition,
> I created a qqplot that show an almost straight line. What I want is a
> line that represents the ideal case in which the two
> distributions match perfectly. I would use this line to see how much
> the errors divert at different stages of the plot.
> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 5:56 PM, stephen sefick <ssefick at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You are going to have to define the question a little better. Also,
>> please provide a reproducible example.
>> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Ralf B <ralf.bierig at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I am a beginner in R, so please don't step on me if this is too
>>> simple. I have two data sets datax and datay for which I created a
>>> but now I want a line that indicates the perfect match so that I can
>>> see how much the plot diverts from the ideal. This ideal however is
>>> not normal, so I think qqnorm and qqline cannot be applied.
>>> Perhaps you can help?
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