Re: [R] how to draw an ellipse

From: Guillaume Allain <guillaume.allain_at_cbconseil.com>
Date: Fri 19 Aug 2005 - 01:36:24 EST

Congratulations guys, you made my day better and funnier!

Le 18 août 05, à 17:31, Barry Rowlingson a écrit :

> Romain Francois wrote:
>
>> Why don't you want to use any specific library ? You can't reinvent
>> the wheel !!
>
> True, but Madonna is always reinventing herself...
>
>> There is a package ellipse on CRAN which will do what you are looking
>> for.
>> Have you tried
>> > RSiteSearch("ellipse")
>
> its simple geometry really:
>
> > theta=seq(0,2*pi,len=100)
> > e=1.5
> > r=3
> > x=e*r*cos(theta)
> > y=r*sin(theta)
> > plot(x,y,asp=1)
>
> rotate with:
>
> > phi=pi/4
> > xr=x*sin(phi)+y*cos(phi)
> > yr=-x*cos(phi)+y*sin(phi)
> > plot(xr,yr,asp=1)
>
> or something. Wrap that up into a function and you're done. This is
> off-the-cuff, I've probably messed something up. So use one prepared
> earlier from a library...
>
> Baz
>
>



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