R Data Visualization - Basic Plots, Maps, and Pie Charts [Video]

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  • Create simple and quick visualizations using the basic graphic tools in R.
  • Implement interactive visualizations using ggplot2.
  • Perform predictive modeling and create animated applications.
  • Visualize data using different kind of Maps.
  • Learn to create Plot function and merge multiple charts.

R is an open source language for data analysis and graphics. It is platform-independent and allows users to load various packages as well as develop their own packages to interpret data better.This video is packed with practical recipes, designed to provide you with all the guidance needed to get to grips with data visualization with R.

We start - off with the basics of R plots and an introduction to heat maps and customizing them. After this, we gradually take you through creating interactive maps using the googleVis package. Finally, we generate choropleth maps and contouring maps, bubble plots, and pie charts.

Style and Approach

This course follows a video-based approach—where each recipe presents unique functions of plots, charts, and maps in step-by-step manner. With practical hands-on guidance in each and every recipe, you'll be able to get to grips with the underlying concepts.

  • Generate various plots in R using the basic R plotting techniques
  • Utilize R packages to add context and meaning to your data
  • Design interactive visualizations and integrate them on your website or blog
Course Length 3 hours
ISBN 9781788393201
Date Of Publication 21 May 2017


Atmajit Singh Gohil

Atmajit Singh Gohil works as a senior consultant at a consultancy firm in New York City. After graduating, he worked in the financial industry as a Fixed Income Analyst. He writes about data manipulation, data exploration, visualization, and basic R plotting functions on his blog at http://datavisualizationineconomics.blogspot.com.

He has a master's degree in financial economics from the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo. He also graduated with a Master of Arts degree in economics from the University of Pune, India. He loves to read blogs on data visualization and loves to go out on hikes in his free time.