[R] 3D plot with coordinates
alaios at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 22 09:15:12 CEST 2017
Thanks. So after searching 4 hours last night it looks like that there is no R package that can do this right now. Any other ideas or suggestions might be helpful.RegardsAlex
On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 3:21 PM, Alaios via R-help <r-help at r-project.org> wrote:
Thanks Duncan for the replyI can not suppress anything these are radiation pattern measurements that are typically are taken at X,Y and Z planes. See an example here, where I want to plot the measurements for the red, green and blue planes (so the image below withouth the 3d green structure inside)https://www.researchgate.net/publication/258391165/figure/fig7/AS:322947316240401@1454008048835/Radiation-pattern-of-Archimedean-spiral-antenna-a-3D-and-b-elevation-cuts-at-phi.png
I am quite confident that there is a tool in R to help me do this 3D plot, and even better rotatable.
Thanks for the reply to allAlex
On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 1:07 PM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
On 21/06/2017 5:23 AM, Alaios via R-help wrote:
> Thanks a lot for the reply.After looking at different parts of the code today I was able to start with simple 2D polar plots as the attached pdf file. In case the attachment is not visible I used the plot.polar function to create something like that.https://vijaybarve.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/polarplot-05.png
> Now the idea now will be to put three of those (for X,Y,Z) in a 3d rotatable plane. I tried the rgl function but is not clear how I can use directly polar coordinates to draw the points at the three different planes.
> Any ideas on that?
You can't easily do what you're trying to do. You have 6 coordinates to
display: the 3 angles and values corresponding to each of them. You
need to suppress something.
If the values for matching angles correspond to each other (e.g. x=23
degrees and y=23 degrees and z=23 degrees all correspond to the same
observation), then I'd suggest suppressing the angles. Just do a
scatterplot of the 3 corresponding values. It might make sense to join
them (to make a path as the angles change), and perhaps to colour the
path to indicate the angle (or plot text along the path to show it).
> Thanks a lot.RegardsAlex
> On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 9:49 PM, Uwe Ligges <ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de> wrote:
> package rgl.
> Uwe Ligges
> On 20.06.2017 21:29, Alaios via R-help wrote:
>> HelloI have three x,y,z vectors (lets say each is set as rnorm(360)). So each one is having 360 elements each one correpsonding to angular coordinates (1 degree, 2 degrees, 3 degrees,.... 360 degrees) and I want to plot those on the xyz axes that have degress.
>> Is there a function or library to look at R cran? The ideal will be that after plotting I will be able to rotate the shape.
>> I would like to thank you in advance for your helpRegardsAlex
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