Recommended: permission of instructor.
Take your thesis or dissertation data and create beautiful, publication quality graphics in R.(Formerly FISH507H, now FISH554.)
Student learning goals
Analysis and design of graphics for scientific papers.
Programming in R to use the graphical interface and produce customized multi-panel graphics.
Effective use of color in R.
Animated plots in R.
General method of instruction
Two lecture/labs per week in computer room.
FISH552 Introduction to R and FISH553 are highly recommended, or similar experience in using R, or permission of the instructor. Students can take FISH552 and FISH553 consecutively in Fall, and then FISH554 in winter. There is no required textbook but students are encouraged to buy Paul Murrell's "R graphics" and to read Edward Tufte's "The visual display of quantitative information"
Class assignments and grading
Weekly homework. Final project at the end of the quarter comprising two complex multipanel plots.
Credit / no credit.