Posts Tagged ‘ Statistical Graphics ’

Visualizing Scrabble games

September 2, 2011
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My elderly mother enjoys playing Scrabble®. The only problem is that my father and most of my siblings won't play with her because she beats them all the time! Consequently, my mother is always excited when I visit because I'll play a few Scrabble games with her. During a recent
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Visualizing correlations between variables in SAS

August 26, 2011
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Exploring correlation between variables is an important part of exploratory data analysis. Before you start to model data, it is a good idea to visualize how variables related to one another. Zach Mayer, on his Modern Toolmaking blog, posted code that shows how to display and visualize correlations in R.
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Side-by-side bar plots in SAS 9.3

August 12, 2011
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When I was at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) last week, a SAS customer asked me whether it was possible to use the SGPLOT procedure to produce side-by-side bar charts. The answer is "yes" in SAS 9.3, thanks to the new GROUPDISPLAY= option on the ...
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Add a Diagonal Line to a Scatter Plot: The SAS 9.3 Way

July 27, 2011
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I've written about how to add a diagonal line to a scatter plot by using the SGPLOT procedure in SAS 9.2. The main idea (use the VECTOR statement) is easy enough, but wriiting a program that handles a line with any slope requires some additional...
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Add a Diagonal Line to a Scatter Plot: The SAS 9.3 Way

July 27, 2011
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I've written about how to add a diagonal line to a scatter plot by using the SGPLOT procedure in SAS 9.2. The main idea (use the VECTOR statement) is easy enough, but wriiting a program that handles a line with any slope requires some additional effort...
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Comparing Cell Phone Use By Age

September 28, 2010
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The Junk Chart blog discusses a potential problem that can arise in grouped bar charts when the two groups have vastly different ranges. One possible solution (which is discussed at the Junk Chart sister blog, Numbers Rule Your World) is to present the...
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