Re: [Rd] A package for visualizing R syntax

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2009 17:16:25 -0500

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On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 5:12 PM, Felix Andrews <felix_at_nfrac.org> wrote:
> Nice idea.
> But I think "visualR" or "seeR" are way too vague.
> How about "drawExpressions", or "showExpressions"?
>
> -Felix
>
> 2009/12/24 Sylvain Loiseau <sylvain.loiseau_at_unicaen.fr>:
>> Dear all,
>>

>> I have written a small set of functions for drawing graphical representations of R objects and evaluations of R expressions.
>>
>> It is mainly intended for pedagogical purposes. Here are some samples:
>>
>>
http://panini.u-paris10.fr/~sloiseau/sampleGraphics.pdf
>>
>> The idea is to use some graphical conventions in order to make clear the abstract syntax and to explain function, extraction, recycling, type conversion, properties of data structures, etc.
>>
>> I would be very interested in your reactions and comments. I'm wondering if it may become a R package. Does something like this already exist? May it be useful? What improvement may be planned? Have you some idea for the name of such a package (visualR, seeR... ?)
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Sylvain
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