[R] boxplot with diamond shape
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Jan 17 17:07:00 CET 2012
On Jan 17, 2012, at 10:22 AM, csrabak wrote:
> Em 16/1/2012 08:07, David martin escreveu:
>> I haven't found in R a possibility to draw a boxplot with a diamond
>> shape (means and CI).
> Perhaps, even prejudicially, as I cannot see any advantage on the
> diamond shape for displaying just two dimensions, I would recommend
> you check if plotCI from plotrix package, or even better plotmeans
> from gplots package which does it more automatically, doesn't
> suffice for your needs.
Along the same lines of criticizing the premise of changing boxes to
diamonds, I thought that a violin plot might be more informative. The
lattice implementation is quite good.
David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT
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