[R] image function with large matrices

From: cutcopy11 <ccolling_at_purdue.edu>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 13:22:10 -0700 (PDT)

Hi, I am new to R.

With the command below, I generated the image on the left in R. On the right, with the same data (x,y,z in columns), I generated a similar image in SigmaPlot.

If you look at the R image, one can see that the resolution is low. Even though the data
represents a 131 X 131 matrix, there appears to be only approximately 40 X 40 pixels.

I was wondering how I could generate an image in R that looks similar to the to the one I produced
SigmaPlot. Should I use a different function, such as heatmap or contour? I noticed that the interp function does not work with the heatmap function. Should I convert my xyz column data into a matrix to make things simpler?

There are also a few other questions that I have that could be helpful for me in the future in regards to
legends, automated scaling, grids, and labeling, but I think I may ask those at a later time or figure that out on my own. But if you have some helpful tips, please let me know.


image(interp(ytar_rcayrtgy$V2, ytar_rcayrtgy$V4, ytar_rcayrtgy$V5))



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