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Home > Teaching > Tutorials > R Tutorial Index 3 ::: Plotting in R R is a powerful (and free) statistical software that is making headway into academic, government, and industry uses. It may be downloaded on r-project.org at no cost. plot() labeling the title and axes plotting windows plotting options hist() and histogram() boxplot() stripchart() (dot plot) plot()
Pie charts are not recommended in the R documentation, and their features are somewhat limited. The authors recommend bar or dot plots over pie charts because people are able to judge length more accurately than volume. Pie charts are created with the function pie( x , labels=) where x is a non-negative numeric vector indicating the area of each slice and labels= notes a character vector of names for the slices.
R for Social Network Analysis R is an open-source statistical programming platform and a useful tool for sna with many advantages over traditional sna software packages. With a little coding and patience, one can produce analyses and visualizations that better suit the problem at hand with this singular platform, rather than learning gui application after application.