Re: [R] surface plotting

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 16:40:56 -0400

On 6/16/2008 4:25 PM, Floyd poole wrote:
> I am new to R and what to find out which package would be best to create a
> surface plot, 2d or 3d if possible. I have a matrix (depth.dat) which has
> over 15k depth measurements from an ultrasonic corrosion mapping
> application. These depth measurements only have one axis (x) but I have used
> Octave and gnuplot providing decent results, but R seems to have a web
> interface with PERL which is what I am looking for.

For static plots, scatterplot3d (in the scatterplot3d package) is best.   For rotatable surfaces, persp3d in the rgl package. (See example(persp3d) for some examples.)

Duncan Murdoch mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Mon 16 Jun 2008 - 21:02:57 GMT

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