Re: [R] How to plot more than 3 sets in Venn Diagrams?

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Thu 09 Jun 2005 - 12:11:54 EST

Tan Hui Hui Jenny wrote:
> I'm trying to plot Venn diagrams with more than 3 sets (5 actually) in order to describe graphically the genetic variation between populations.
>
> I tried the limma library but realised it can only plot 3 sets.
>
> Is there any solution? Of course I could plot the chart manually but it'll take too long (have other datasets)..... One of my dataset is given below.

The general Venn diagrams with more than 3 sets are ugly. You can't use circles, you need strange shapes to get all the 2^n-1 possible subsets.

Duncan Murdoch



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