# Re: [R] user defined panel function - Solved

From: Martin Henry H. Stevens <HStevens_at_MUOhio.edu>
Date: Tue 30 Aug 2005 - 06:57:46 EST

Problem Solved (see below) - Many thanks to Sundar Dorai-Raj! Hank Stevens
On Aug 29, 2005, at 3:44 PM, Sundar Dorai-Raj wrote:

>
>
> Martin Henry H. Stevens wrote:
>> Mac OS 10.3.9 R framework v. 2.1.1
>>
>> I am attempting to put a fitted curve into each panel of a lattice
>> graph, but am failing to do so. I have tried writing a very
>> sophisticated function to do so. The function seems to work when used
>> with plot(), but does not do so inside a panel function in xyplot().
>> Any pointers would be appreciated.
>>
>> #The example data
>> fact <- gl(2,7)
>> x <- rep(1:7,2)
>> y <- c(1,1,2,3,2,3,4,1,2,1,2,3,3,4)
>> plot(jitter(y/6) ~ x)
>>
>> # The following user defined function puts a curve (I believe the
>> correct one) into the scatterplot
>> panel.predglm <- function(x, y) {
>> model.trial <- glm(cbind(y,6-y) ~ poly(x,2),
>> xfit <- seq(1,7, length=21)
>> yfit <- predict(model.trial, newdata=data.frame(x=xfit),
>> type="response")
>> lines(xfit,yfit) }
>>
>> panel.predglm(x, y)
>>
>>
>> # My attempt to use it in a lattice xyplot, however, fails. It draws a
>> curve which in most cases is outside the dimensions of the plot. I
>> suspect that the prediction is on the scale of the link functions.
>>
>> library(lattice)
>> xyplot(y/6 ~ x|fact, ylim=c(0,.8),
>> panel=function(x, y,...) {
>> panel.xyplot(jitter(x),jitter(y))
>> panel.predglm(x,y) }
>> )
>>
>> Any thoughts?
>
> Two:
>
> 1. The "y" argument in your panel function ranges from 0 to 1 and not 0
> to 6 as your plot example assumes.
>
> 2. You need to use llines in your panel function and not lines.
>
> Here's a working example:
>
> library(lattice)
> fact <- gl(2,7)
> x <- rep(1:7,2)
> y <- c(1,1,2,3,2,3,4,1,2,1,2,3,3,4)
>
> # The following user defined function puts a curve (I believe the
> correct one) into the scatterplot
> panel.predglm <- function(x, y) {
> model.trial <- glm(cbind(y,6-y) ~ poly(x,2),
> xfit <- seq(1, 7, length=21)
> yfit <- predict(model.trial, newdata=data.frame(x=xfit),
> type="response")
> llines(xfit,yfit)
> }
>
> xyplot(y/6 ~ x|fact, ylim=c(0,.8),
> panel = function(x, y, ...) {
> panel.xyplot(jitter(x), jitter(y))
> panel.predglm(x, y * 6)
> })
>
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