R Graphs Cookbook – H.V. Mittal

2011 (1st Ed.) Good book for quick basic graphs Not For GGplot This book presents a list of quick recipes to build simple graphs in R without ggplot2. It is organized around the main broad types of graphs. It does not assumes any knowledge of R. However the R code is sometimes not sufficiently commented,Continue reading “R Graphs Cookbook – H.V. Mittal”

Intro to GIS and Spatial Analysis – M. Gimond

2021 https://rkabacoff.github.io/datavis/ Excellent introduction book for GIS/ Spatial analysis in R And free! This book is an introduction to GIS and spatial analyses in general, with applications in R. It is proposed as a free online book (no pdf or hardcopy). It is composed of two parts: First a presentation of the concepts, with veryContinue reading “Intro to GIS and Spatial Analysis – M. Gimond”

ggplot2 – H. Wickham

2009 (1st Ed.) Good book for beginners with ggplot2 Though, Go for the second Edition! This book is about making plots with the ggplot2 library. It assumes some knowledge of R but does not target experienced users. It is now a bit outdated but still worth reading if you are a beginner with ggplot. TheContinue reading “ggplot2 – H. Wickham”

R Graphics – P. Murrel

2005 (1st Ed.) Oldish, but must have book for basic plots and grid system. Still a reference. No ggplot here but only trad’ plots. You can skip it if ggplot is the only way for you. Basic plots and the grid systems are presented in depth. If you want to build plots from scratch, controllingContinue reading “R Graphics – P. Murrel”