Re: [R] Weighted box or violin plots in Lattice?

From: Thomas Lumley <>
Date: Mon, 09 May 2011 08:50:21 +1200

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 6:35 AM, Deepayan Sarkar <> wrote:
> On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 1:55 AM, Raphael Mazor <> wrote:
>> Is it possible to create weighted boxplots or violin plots in lattice?
>> It seems that you can specify weights for panel.histogram() and
>> panel.densityplot(), but not for panel.bwplot or panel.violin().
> Not for panel.histogram() either.
> It's not immediately obvious how you would get weighted boxplots.

The way the survey world does it is to get weighted quantiles and work from them, as in survey:::svyboxplot(). The only tricky decision is what to do with outliers, since I haven't been able to think of any good way of indicating weights on them.


Thomas Lumley
Professor of Biostatistics
University of Auckland

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