Importing General-Purpose Graphics in R
datasetposted on 19.09.2018 by Paul Murrell
Datasets usually provide raw data for analysis. This raw data often comes in spreadsheet form, but can be any collection of data, on which analysis can be performed.
This report discusses some problems that can arise when attempting to import PostScript images into R, when the PostScript image contains coordinate transformations that skew the image. There is a description of some new features in the ‘grImport’ package for R that allow these sorts of images to be imported into R successfully.