File:Anscombe's quartet 3.svg

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This graphic represents the four datasets defined by Francis Anscombe for which some of the usual statistical properties (mean, variance, correlation and regression line) are the same, even though the datasets are different.

Reference:

  • Anscombe, Francis J. (1973) Graphs in statistical analysis. American Statistician, 27, 17–21.
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Source Anscombe.svg
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R code to create the graphic:
  svg("Anscombe's quartet 3.svg", width=11, height=8)
  op <- par(las=1, mfrow=c(2,2), mar=1.5+c(4,4,1,1), oma=c(0,0,0,0),
            lab=c(6,6,7), cex.lab=2.0, cex.axis=1.3, mgp=c(3,1,0))
  ff <- y ~ x
  for(i in 1:4) {
    ff[[2]] <- as.name(paste("y", i, sep=""))
    ff[[3]] <- as.name(paste("x", i, sep=""))
    lmi <- lm(ff, data= anscombe)
    xl <- substitute(expression(x[i]), list(i=i))  
    yl <- substitute(expression(y[i]), list(i=i))
    plot(ff, data=anscombe, col="red", pch=21, cex=2.4, bg = "orange", 
         xlim=c(3,19), ylim=c(3,13)
         , xlab=eval(xl), ylab=yl  # for version 3
        )  
    abline(lmi, col="blue")
  }
  par(op)
  dev.off()

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  • File:Anscombe.svg licensed with GPL
    • 2007-01-15T00:07:48Z Schutz 990x677 (90185 Bytes)
    • 2007-01-15T00:05:45Z Schutz 990x677 (90340 Bytes)
    • 2006-06-13T21:37:54Z Schutz 1044x750 (95808 Bytes)
    • 2006-06-13T18:27:51Z Schutz 1125x875 (95747 Bytes)

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