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Drawing 3D graphics in R

Duncan Murdoch

John Braun and Duncan Murdoch wrote A First Course in Statistical Programming with R in 2005 or so, and the graphics chapter concentrated on two-dimensional base graphics. This year they released a second edition and discuss other graphics systems. They mention rgl, a package for interactive 3D graphics, but don’t go into any detail (it’s hard to be interactive on paper).

In this blog post, Duncan Murdoch expands on this. Check out his blog post, complete with interactive graphics, here.

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Featured image is from Drawing 3D Graphics in R

About The Author

Duncan Murdoch

Duncan J. Murdoch is a member of the R Core Team of developers and is co-president of the R Foundation. He is one of the developers of the rgl package for 3D visualization in R and...

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