arrangeC

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Make a list of variable pairings for condition selecting plots produced by plotxc

This function arranges a number of variables in pairs, ordered by their bivariate relationships. The goal is to discover which variable pairings are most helpful in avoiding extrapolations when exploring the data space. Variable pairs with strong bivariate dependencies (not necessarily linear) are chosen first. The bivariate dependency is measured using savingby2d. Each variable appears in the output only once.

Usage
arrangeC(data, method = "default")
Arguments
data

A dataframe

method

The character name for the method to use for measuring bivariate dependency, passed to savingby2d.

Details

If data is so big as to make arrangeC very slow, a random sample of rows is used instead. The bivariate dependency measures are rough, and the ordering algorithm is a simple greedy one, so it is not worth allowing it too much time. This function exists mainly to provide a helpful default ordering/pairing for ceplot.

Value

A list containing character vectors giving variable pairings.

References

O'Connell M, Hurley CB and Domijan K (2017). Conditional Visualization for Statistical Models: An Introduction to the condvis Package in R.''Journal of Statistical Software, 81(5), pp. 1-20. <URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.18637/jss.v081.i05>.

See Also

savingby2d

• arrangeC
Examples
# NOT RUN {
data(powerplant)

pairings <- arrangeC(powerplant)

dev.new(height = 2, width = 2 * length(pairings))
par(mfrow = c(1, length(pairings)))

for (i in seq_along(pairings)){
plotxc(powerplant[, pairings[[i]]], powerplant[1, pairings[[i]]],
select.col = NA)
}

# }

Documentation reproduced from package condvis, version 0.5-1, License: GPL (>= 2)

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