Visualizing Social Data
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04 - Making Graphs

Using R to graph data

We start getting into the business of writing R code to make the graphs we want, focusing on ideas about how graphs represent data. In particular we examing the idea of a mapping between some column of data in our table and a visual element—position on the x-axis, position on the y-axis, the property of color, and so on—that faithfully represents that data.

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