From: Philip Turk <afpjt_at_uaa.alaska.edu>

Date: Wed 21 Dec 2005 - 15:36:55 EST

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Date: Wed 21 Dec 2005 - 15:36:55 EST

I am merely trying to reproduce Figure 1.2 of Chris Chatfield's 6th
edition of his The Analysis of Time Series: An Introduction (page 2).
The S-PLUS code is on pages 305-306. I am almost there but I am having a
heck of a time trying to modify and change the x-axis per the book. The
book shows the x-axis with 10 tick marks, correctly positioned, and
labeled "Jan 53", ..., "Jan 62". I have not provided the data for the
sake of brevity although it is readily available at
http://www.bath.ac.uk/~mascc/Recife.TS

Can anyone help?

recife <- as.vector(t(recife))<>

RecfS <- ts(recife, start = c(1953,1), frequency = 12) <>
plot(RecfS, ylab = “Temperature (deg C)”, xlab = “Year”, main = “Average
air temperature (deg C) at Recife, Brazil, in successive months from
1953 to 1962”, adj = 0.5)

Thanks,

Philip Turk

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