Re: [R] Categorical bubble plot

From: Jurgens de Bruin <debruinjj_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 09:49:52 +0200

Thanks for all the help!!!

On 16 April 2011 08:32, Tal Galili <tal.galili_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Jurgens,
>
> In the following post I show how to use balloonplot from qplots to do more
> or less what you ask:
>
> http://www.r-statistics.com/2010/02/nutritional-supplements-efficacy-score-graphing-plots-of-current-studies-results-using-r/
>
> p.s: the code has a slight modification to it, so to handle overlapping
> texts. Dear Jim, I'd be happy if some of it might be considered into the
> official release.
>
> Cheers,
> Tal
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> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 4:19 PM, Ben Bolker <bbolker_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 04/15/2011 01:13 AM, Jurgens de Bruin wrote:
>> > Thanks for the reply...
>> >
>> > with reproducible I am believe you require a dataset?
>>
>> yes -- but you can make one up if you like. e.g.
>>
>>
>> dd <- expand.grid(drugclass=LETTERS[1:5],
>> plant=c("cactus","sequoia","mistletoe"))
>> set.seed(101)
>> dd$fitvalue <- runif(nrow(dd))
>>
>> library(ggplot2)
>> ggplot(dd,aes(x=drugclass,y=plant,colour=fitvalue,size=fitvalue))+
>> geom_point()
>>
>> By the way, I think you could represent your data much more
>> clearly this way: the "Cleveland hierarchy" says that it's easier
>> to assess quantitative values plotted along a common scale than via
>> size or colour ...
>>
>> ggplot(dd,aes(x=drugclass,y=fitvalue,colour=plant))+
>> geom_point()+geom_line(aes(group=plant))
>>
>>
>>
>> > The size of the bubbles will be related to the fitvalues.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On 14 April 2011 17:57, Ben Bolker <bbolker_at_gmail.com
>> > <mailto:bbolker_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
>> >
>> > Jurgens de Bruin <debruinjj <at> gmail.com <http://gmail.com>>
>> writes:
>> >
>> > >
>> > > Hi,
>> > >
>> > > I do not have much R experience just the basics, so please excuse
>> > > any obvious questions.
>> > >
>> > > I would like to create bubble plot that have Categorical data on
>> > the x and y
>> > > axis and then the diameter if the bubble the value related to x
>> and y.
>> > > Attached to the email is a pic of what I would like to do.
>> > >
>> >
>> > A reproducible example would be great.
>> >
>> > something along the lines of
>> >
>> > library(ggplot2)
>> >
>> ggplot(mydata,aes(x=drugclass,y=plant,colour=fitvalue,size=?))+geom_point()
>> >
>> > it's not clear from your description what determines the size.
>> > From a labeling point of view, switching x and y might be useful.
>> >
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>> > --
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>> >
>> > Jurgens de Bruin
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