# parcoord

From MASS v7.3-51.1
by Brian Ripley

##### Parallel Coordinates Plot

Parallel coordinates plot

- Keywords
- hplot

##### Usage

`parcoord(x, col = 1, lty = 1, var.label = FALSE, …)`

##### Arguments

- x
a matrix or data frame who columns represent variables. Missing values are allowed.

- col
A vector of colours, recycled as necessary for each observation.

- lty
A vector of line types, recycled as necessary for each observation.

- var.label
If

`TRUE`

, each variable's axis is labelled with maximum and minimum values.- …
Further graphics parameters which are passed to

`matplot`

.

##### Side Effects

a parallel coordinates plots is drawn.

##### References

Wegman, E. J. (1990) Hyperdimensional data analysis using parallel
coordinates.
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*
**85**, 664--675.

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002)
*Modern Applied Statistics with S.* Fourth edition. Springer.

##### Examples

```
# NOT RUN {
parcoord(state.x77[, c(7, 4, 6, 2, 5, 3)])
ir <- rbind(iris3[,,1], iris3[,,2], iris3[,,3])
parcoord(log(ir)[, c(3, 4, 2, 1)], col = 1 + (0:149)%/%50)
# }
```

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