Rendering Ten Million Points With ggplot2

Kevin Feasel

2017-11-08

R

Antonio Sánchez Chinchón shows how to draw Clifford attractors in R:

From a technical point of view, the challenge is creating a data frame with all locations, since it must have 10 milion rows and must be populated sequentially. A very fast way to do it is using Rcpp package. To render the plot I use ggplot, which works quite well. Here you have the code to play with Clifford Attractors if you want:

Click through for the code, as well as sample output images.

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