R Graphics, Second Edition (Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series) 2nd Edition, Kindle Edition

3.5 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
ISBN-13: 978-1439831762
ISBN-10: 1439831769
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
eBook features:
  • Highlight, take notes, and search in the book
  • Page numbers are just like the physical edition
  • Create digital flashcards instantly
  • Length: 546 pages
  • Format: Print Replica
  • Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Digital List Price: $92.95

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

eBook features:
  • Highlight, take notes, and search in the book
  • Page numbers are just like the physical edition
  • Create digital flashcards instantly
  • Length: 546 pages
  • Format: Print Replica
  • Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC

Today through selected date:

Rental price is determined by end date.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Price
New from Used from
Kindle Book
$61.38

Best Books of the Year
See the Best Books of 2017
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for the best books of the year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.


Editorial Reviews

Review

"The book under review is a greatly extended second edition of the well-received 2006 book. The size has almost doubled by adding 12 new chapters of which one is a former appendix, so that the second edition now contains 19 chapters divided into four parts. … this edition is invaluable and a necessity for everyone who regularly has to produce graphs by using R."
―Stefan K. Lhachimi, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, February 2014

"This is a timely revision for a well-liked book. … this book is the place to go for advice on how to draw that graphic. … The strengths of the book remain the clear exposition of the traditional and grid graphics systems and the numerous examples (for which the code is, of course, available on the book’s website). The new coverage of many other graphics packages adds to the book’s attractiveness and in particular the chapter on ggplot2 is an excellent introduction to a complex package. … a very good book, which will be of use to anyone working seriously with graphics in R."
―Antony Unwin, International Statistical Review, 2012

"A lot has changed in the world of statistical graphics during this time, which is reflected in the substantial new material in the second edition. … the changes make this book the essential and comprehensive guide to graphics in R. … This is an excellent book. Everyone who uses R to draw graphics should have a copy!"
Journal of Statistical Software, Vol. 43, September 2011

Praise for the First Edition:
"R Graphics is a must for many useRs and programmmeRs … Paul Murrell, a member of the R Core Development Team, has not only been the main author of ‘grid’ but has also been responsible for several recent enhancements to the underlying R graphics engine. Together with its online companion website, this book will be an indispensable resource for almost everyone interested in how to produce R graphics efficiently and intelligently."
―Martin Maechler, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

"Starting with the basic plotting commands most users are familiar with from introductory texts, the book gives a comprehensive overview of the current state and design principles of visualizing data with R. Paul Murrell is one of the main authors of R’s graphical facilities, and inventor of completely new features like the grid system or expressions for annotation of plots with mathematical formulae. … beginners gradually are turned into programmers while learning the language, having ample material for both novices and experts. It will certainly claim its place on the bookshelf of reference guides next to my desktop."
―Friedrich Leisch, Technical University of Vienna, Austria

"R Graphics is exactly the sort of documentation that R needs. It is written clearly, with many examples, and will be useful for any level of R expertise from novice upwards. It contains more than a hundred figures containing model code and its output. There are extensive cross-references that make finding detailed information easy. My copy of the book is from the first printing, but it is exceptionally free of typographical and other errors. … Murrell is to be congratulated."
―Duncan Murdoch, University of Western Ontario, Canada

"Thanks to Paul Murrell’s new book, the secrets of both traditional graphics and the new, modern grid system get unveiled … a must-have for novices and professionals alike, the ultimate guide to the power (and beauty) of R graphics."
―David Meyer, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, R News, 6(2), 2006

"It achieves its goal of documenting the graphical facilities of R and should be extremely useful to anyone in need of detailed knowledge, in particular, of R’s grid graphics."
―Soren Feodor Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, Journal of Applied Statistics, November 2007, Vol. 34, No. 9

About the Author

Paul Murrell attended Auckland University for his BSc (in Computer Science), BA (in Psychology), MSc (in Psychology), and PhD (in Statistics!). He then spent a year at the University of Cambridge in the Department of Community Medicine as a medical statistician and research assistant, before joining the Department of Statistics at Auckland University in October, 1999. His research interests include computational and graphical statistics. He is currently part of the development team for the R and Omegahat statistical computing projects. He was elected a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 2010.


Product details

  • File Size: 16884 KB
  • Print Length: 546 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 2 edition (April 19, 2016)
  • Publication Date: April 19, 2016
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00I60M26G
  • Text-to-Speech: Not enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,316,546 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Customer reviews

Share your thoughts with other customers
See all 4 customer reviews
Rated by customers interested in
Math Books
1.0 out of 5 stars
1.0 out of 5 stars
Computer Books
1.0 out of 5 stars
1.0 out of 5 stars
Religion & Spirituality Books
1.0 out of 5 stars
1.0 out of 5 stars

Top customer reviews

on June 21, 2011
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
32 helpful votes
33 helpful votes
|
on December 10, 2012
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
2 helpful votes
3 helpful votes
|
on July 4, 2012
Format: Hardcover
16 helpful votes
17 helpful votes
|
on October 30, 2014
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
6 helpful votes
7 helpful votes
|

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

R Graphics, Second Edition (Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series)
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: R Graphics, Second Edition (Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series)

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?