Visualization of a correlation matrix
The corrplot package is a graphical display of a correlation matrix, confidence interval or general matrix. It also contains some algorithms to do matrix reordering. In addition, corrplot is good at details, including choosing color, text labels, color labels, layout, etc.
Michael Friendly (2002). Corrgrams: Exploratory displays for correlation matrices. The American Statistician, 56, 316--324.
D.J. Murdoch, E.D. Chow (1996). A graphical display of large correlation matrices. The American Statistician, 50, 178--180.
plotcorr function in the
ellipse package and
corrgram function in the
corrgram package has some