Ggplot - Geom (geometric objects) - type of plot

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Geom is a short for geometric objects that describe the type of plot produced.

  • point for point (to create a scatterplot)
  • line for a line

The geom_… functions are shortcuts for a layer set to a geom with a default statistic.:

  • geom_point is layer with a point geom


Geoms define the basic “shape” of the elements on the plot

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GGplot - Coordinate System

coordinate system control how the two coordinates aesthetics work together (default: Cartesian) Others: coord_flipcoord_flip() - Flip x and y coord_map() coord_polar() They Occur after statistics...
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GGplot - Layer (data + mapping + geom + stat + position)

Layer = data: The data frame (in a variable or a function, if null inherited) + mapping: Mapping data to geom properties (ie aesthetics) + geom : The geometric object to use display the data +...
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GGplot - Line Geom

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GGplot - Polygon Geom

The polygon in Ggplot A polygon is a geom. It will tie together points with line that will not intersect each others.
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GGplot - Stat - (Statistical transformation|Statistic)

The Statistical transformation (stat). Multiple layers, statistical transformation. It's often useful to transform your data before plotting, and that's what statistical transformations do. Every...
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Ggplot - Bars, rectangles with bases on x-axis (Geom_bar)

A bar geom makes the height of the bar proportional to: the number of cases in each group (default) or the sum of a column (using the weight aesthetic) The geom_bar layer is used to produce 1d area...
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A geom point to create Scatterplot geom_jitter is a shortcut for geom_point(position = “jitter”) Points are jittered to reduce overplotting.
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Ggplot - Smooth (Geom_Smooth|Stat_Smooth)

smoothing in Ggplot Smooth (Smoothed conditional means) is seen as a: stat - mean calculation and a geom - line or point geom_smoothstat_smooth() is a layer and an alias of geom_smoothgeom_smooth()....
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Ggplot - Text geom

geom text geom_text
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ggplot is a graphic library that follows the 0387245448grammar of graphics. charts are made of : layers that are made of: Data geometries: the graphical element...

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