An Introduction to ggplot

Ggplot is the most popular plotting extension to R and replicates many of the graph types found in the core plotting libraries. This course provides an introduction to the ggplot2 libraries and gives a practical guide for how to use these to create different types of graphs.

Course Content

  • How ggplot2 works
  • Plotting different graph types
  • Scatterplots
  • Stripcharts
  • Histograms
  • Boxplots
  • Violin / Beanplots
  • Bar charts
  • Line graphs
  • Writing plots to files

Course Material

Keywords: ggPlot, Babraham Institute

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Licence: Other (Non-Commercial)

Authors: Anne Segonds-Pichon

An Introduction to ggplot https://tess.elixir-europe.org/materials/an-introduction-to-ggplot Ggplot is the most popular plotting extension to R and replicates many of the graph types found in the core plotting libraries. This course provides an introduction to the ggplot2 libraries and gives a practical guide for how to use these to create different types of graphs. ggPlot, Babraham Institute