Re: [R] plotDensity

From: Mark Difford <mark_difford_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 13:42:18 -0800 (PST)

Hi Conny,

It still isn't clear what your question is, but a density plot "simply" shows you the distribution of your data, say a set of measurements of something. Think of it as a modern replacement for the histogram.

See

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Density_estimation

for greater insight.

HTH, Mark.

laptopcss wrote:
>
> Hallo,
>
> I just loaded the limma package.
>
> Conny
>
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------

>> Datum: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 06:41:18 -0800
>> Von: "Henrik Bengtsson" <hb_at_stat.berkeley.edu>
>> An: laptopcss_at_gmx.de
>> CC: r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
>> Betreff: Re: [R] plotDensity

>
>> Is 'plotDensity' a specific function you are referring to?  If so, in
>> which package?  Then we can give a straight answer...
>> 
>> /Henrik
>> 
>> On Feb 19, 2008 4:10 AM,  <laptopcss_at_gmx.de> wrote:
>> > Hallo,
>> >
>> > I have a question to plotDensity and do not understand what stand
>> behind. In a density plot the x-axis is the signal intensity but for what
>> stands
>> than density on the y-axis? Here I have the values 0.00-0.30 Can anyone
>> discribe it by his own words? I do not understand the help.
>> >
>> > Thanks, Conny
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