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How to plot quantile regression with LASSO in R? [on hold]

Good day! Please help me with plotting quantile regression with LASSO in R. Here are the codes I used. library(rqPen) y<- read.csv("C:\Users\book1.csv", header=F, col.name=c("WD")) ...
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Curve registration for plots with significant fluctuations [on hold]

I am doing some stuff about functional data analysis, but I come across some trouble when I try to analyze curves with significant fluctuations. I use the sample data "StatSciChinese" in "fda" ...
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Use of R function “visreg” on GLM object when applying an offset() in the GLM calculate response variable [on hold]

I am modelling effects of forest age and topographic exposure (Meso) (independent variables) on forest species richness (count data; dependent variable) using GLM (poisson family) in R. Each datapoint ...
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how to modify box plot diagram [on hold]

Hello, I have a question. I understand how to create the box plots but I am unsure how to create the triangular box plots as provided in the diagram. If anybody could suggest any package or ...
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how to enhance box and whisker plot [on hold]

I understand how to write using box plots but not sure which package to use to create the triangular whisker plots. --sumanta
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Daily Category Revenue Stacked Bar Chart in ggplot2 [on hold]

I am trying to use the ggplot2 to build a daily Category Revenue chart. The chart would look similar to this, but with date on the x-axis, and total revenue on the y axis. The fill would be the ...
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Similarity measure for observations with many variable types

I'd like to do some exploratory data analysis using a 2d plot to demonstrate possible clustering of the subjects in a study. The subjects have many variables recorded, both quantitative and ...
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Average of a financial ratio: which average

A financial ratio, like e.g., return on equity (ROE) is a division of two numbers ROE=return/equity. If I analyse a whole sector then one can compute the ROE for each company in that sector and thus ...
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What are word components in IAM db3 for xml

I'm using the IAM handwritten database and for the answer keys I get the hierarchy, however I'm confused about word components in the the handwritten section. Specifically seeing something like this ...
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How to plot plane on 3D axis [closed]

Consider following plot: How can i plot this plot in R with transparency and export final plot as PDF file?
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Representing error when there are multiple different, linked error sources

Suppose I make some measurements of variable $X_i$ in separate experiments, and each has some error. In a separate (single) experiment I measure $b$ which is independent of $X_i$ but shared between. ...
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What's a good way of graphically representing a very large number of paired datapoints?

In my field the usual way to plot paired data is as a series of thin sloping line segments, overlaying it with the median and CI of the median for the two groups: However, this sort of plot becomes ...
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Rule of thumb for using logarithmic scale

When I am given a variable, I usually decide wether to take its logarithm based on gut feeling. Usually I base it on its distribution - if it has long tail (like: salaries, GDP, ...) I use logarithm. ...
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Stata's xttrans - revolving transition probability for each year? [closed]

Edit: Crossposted at Statalist (see here) I am using Stata 13 to estimate a few models with some panel data I have. Among others, I am interested in reporting transition probabilities fot the change ...
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How should I map real values to a Circos chart?

I have created a block model in networkx, against a Louvian best fit partitioning of a social graph. This model includes for each block model cluster: density number of edges number of nodes as ...
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How to best show effect size graphically

What is the best way to visually present effect sizes for multiple regression predictor variables? My research deals with home prices and the factors that influence price. I have transaction data ...
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How to plot algorithm runtime for huge input set?

Fo my bachelor thesis, I want to compare the runtime of two algorithms. The runtime is measured by letting these algorithms run for every value in a huge input set. This input set can be partitioned ...
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How do I appropriately use polygon() to shade the confidence interval of a plot and appropriately scale it so that everything can be seen? [migrated]

Currently I have a simulated data set describing the concentration-time profile of a drug at 10 different doses, with five replications ("subjects") for each dosing group. I am trying to create one ...
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Stats for each tile of tile plot

I have a Probability of default obtained by regression on x & y variables. I need to plot a tile plot, with each tile showing the average PD and number of defaults in each tile. x and y are ...
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Correct name for waterfall chart with data point pairs showing net value per pair?

The chart illustrated below is an attempt to show a concept I'm looking to visualize. On each day I have two numbers I want to show - an increase (tasks assigned), and a decrease (tasks completed). I ...
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Peak heavy data filter

I am trying to replicate the motion of a measurement needle with a set radius crossing over a rough surface in order to measure the surface texture. How can I create a filter to replicate this motion ...
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Representing category names which are intersecting with mutually exclusive values diagramatically

I have groups labelled as cricket news, cricket news movies, business news, business getahead news etc. and a count associated with them . The count represents the sum of view count of distinct users ...
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Visualizing the trend of monthly change in a times-series year-over-year

I am interested in a better way to plot monthly changes in a time-series. Especially I'd like to compare how the monthly change this year differs from the monthly change last year. Monthly change is ...
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Techniques for plotting PCA projections in more than three dimensions

After running PCA on my data set, I noticed that using the three first eigenvectors, a separation between two different classes is still achievable (doing PCA on data from two classes). Unfortunately, ...
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Determining conversions with undeterministic data

Just a quick background on the process. We get a lead -> O(1) -> We phone the lead -> O(n) -> Lead converts The frequency of leads we get is ...
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Is there a Tufte box set? [closed]

Apologies in advance that this is probably off topic and minutes away from being closed, but I couldn't think where else to ask and I hope you guys can help. I'd like to get hold of Edward Tufte's ...
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Plotting and interpreting residuals in Stata - How to identify a structural break?

I am researching firm level data with Stata 13. My endogenous variable is (unfortunately only) of binary nature and indicates whether a firm engaged in R&D activities or not (0;1). I use a panel ...
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At what point are options not “significant”?

For example, say there's a survey question with 500 possible answers (this isn't actually the case - it's not a survey, and there are far more than 500 options), and I want to display people's ...
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Font style for axis label and tick marks in 2-column article

What would normally be considered a good font style for respectively the axis labels and axis ticks for a figure used in a 2-column article as e.g. specified by the ACM Template? Is there any ...
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Representing complex data in a small space (Visualization)

I am trying to get ideas to revamp a dashboard representing a series of resources in a large (html) table. My problem: I have very limited "screen estate" to represent the resources and need to cram ...
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Export interactive R graphics to PDF? [closed]

What R package (*) is able to create interactive graphics like these but allowing to export it to pdf? http://www.intmath.com/counting-probability/normal-distribution-graph-interactive.php ...
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Contour plot for quadratic equation in R [migrated]

I'm trying to recreate contour plot shown in the picture below using R. It is a contour plot of constant syrup loss as a function of speed and pressure. Data used for this example: ...
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Is it possible to visualize spatial errors?

I would like to ask if anyone is familiar with a way of visualizing the spatial error (lambda) produced by models such as the Spatial Error Model (SEM) or the Spatial Durbin Error Model (SDEM). As ...
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R not plotting observations with leverage one

I am building a really simple linear model. I want to test if the frass I got over 3 days from butterfly larvae depend upon the food they ate (diet), the butterfly family (the mother line) and ...
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How to readibly visualize four related streams of network data?

I have network data coming from four different data streams simultaneously, and would like to visualize the data on some sort of concurrent timeline so I can identify potentially related events. I ...
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automatic graph/network from data

This is meant to be a followup to this question: Approach and example of graph clustering in "R" This is my personal study, but not part of a class. I do not know where to start looking for ...
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How to create a (perceptual) distance function from human-generated examples?

My goal is to create a perceptually balanced distance metric to compute the similarity between two scatter plots (inspired by the work on Graph-Theoretic Scagnostics). My plan is to run a user study ...
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What is the name for this kind of graph that shows mean and shading?

What is the name for this kind of graph? For those unable to view the image, it shows the temporal evolution of a variable by means of a mean trend line, with dispersion indicated by shading ...
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best tool for plotting 3 3D lines in one plot

I'm trying to recreate an image using either R, Matlab or Python (the languages I know) but I'm having troubles finding a good library for the task. The image I'd like to recreate is the one below. ...
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How to check if the data follow a certain Conditional random field model

I have certain data for which I think that there is a relation between neighbouring points given certain features. However, I don't know how to get intuitive plot that shows this relation. I checked ...
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Would PCA work for boolean (binary) data types?

I want to reduce the dimensionality of higher order systems and capture most of the covariance on a preferably 2 dimensional or 1 dimensional field. I understand this can be done via principal ...
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Parallel processing in R saving plots [migrated]

I have a code in R to perform classification and estimation( using regression modeling) on 60 data sets using random forest algorithm and at the end of it there is a plot to show how a quantity ...
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Data visualization for missing data

I am a designer and am trying to plot a set of data over time. For example, Day1 Day2 Day3 Day4 Day5 10 53 21 67 38 ...
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Bar plots with variable bases (intensive and extensive variables at once)

Is there a particular name for bar plots, in which bars are rectangular, with unequal bases? That is: width represents size (e.g. population), height represents intensive variable (e.g. CO$_2$ ...
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How to standardize proportions from US Census data

In seeing this New York Times graphic on Where Same Sex Couples Live, it appears that the low population counties have the most variation (comparing North Dakota and Ohio, for instance). Presumably ...
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Summary chart for three categorical variables

Can a single chart be used to summarize three categorical variables, much like a Marimekko Chart can be used to summarize two? Obviously, a set of Marimekko Charts could be displayed in a small ...
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How to add overall data to group by category chart in R? [closed]

i have a (ggplot) chart whit multiple data grouped by factor column. I also would like to add an "overall" group to it. Is there an easy way to do this? For example i want to extend this plot with a ...
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Reproduce this chart using the provided equation

I am trying to reproduce this chart: which depicts the probability of various a gene is insert in a mutant screen by a transposon. Apparently the graph is constructed from the following equation: ...
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Interpret the visualization of k-mean clusters

Following my posted data here, I conducted a k-mean clustering analysis. I refereed to this post: How to produce a pretty plot of the results of k-means cluster analysis? for the clusters ...
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Plotting cumulative average means in ggplot2 [closed]

I want to depict the result of several replications (mean, confidence interval) ...