Disclaimer: This is one of the first few data visualizations I’ve created using R and I’m very much a beginner at this. So, yeah, a lot of rough edges here. 196 more words
Tags » Ggplot2
“Slope Graphs” are gaining some popularity thanks to Edward Tufte: http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0003nk
ggplot2 makes Slope Graphs easy to plot via the geom_path() function.
The below code plots rounds 1, 2 and 3 of the 2012 Masters tournament, scraped from ESPN.com at the time of the competition on a Slope graph. 423 more words