Flowcharts in R

Anisa Dhana builds a sample flowchart with DiagrammeR:

After some search, I found that there are a few packages in R which allow making exemplary flowcharts. The one which I found easy to use was DiagrammeR. The advantage of this packages is that generate diagrams using code within R Markdown syntax.

The taped-glasses nerd in me wants to point out that flow charts use geometric shapes to show flow and that this is more properly labeled a graph (the examples are directed acyclic graphs), but hush, taped-glasses nerd self.

Related Posts

Dependencies as Risks

John Mount makes the point that packages dependencies are innately a risk: If your software or research depends on many complex and changing packages, you have no way to establish your work is correct. This is because to establish the correctness of your work, you would need to also establish the correctness of all of […]

Read More

Custom ggplot2 Fonts

Daniel Oehm shares two techniques for using custom fonts in your ggplot2 visuals: ggplot – You can spot one from a mile away, which is great! And when you do it’s a silent fist bump. But sometimes you want more than the standard theme. Fonts can breathe new life into your plots, helping to match […]

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


March 2019
« Feb