skeletonsArchetypal {Anthropometry}R Documentation

Skeleton plot of archetypal individuals

Description

This function represents the skeleton plots of the archetypal observations (archetypes and archetypoids) of USAFSurvey.

Usage

skeletonsArchetypal(measuArch,main)

Arguments

measuArch

Vector with the measurements of each archetype.

main

The title of the plot.

Value

A device with the desired plot.

Note

This function allows us to reproduce the archetypes of Figure 5 of Epifanio et al. (2013), see archetypesBoundary.

Author(s)

Guillermo Vinue

References

Epifanio, I., Vinue, G., and Alemany, S., (2013). Archetypal analysis: contributions for estimating boundary cases in multivariate accommodation problem, Computers & Industrial Engineering 64, 757–765.

See Also

archetypesBoundary, USAFSurvey

Examples

#List with the measurements of each archetype (Table 7 of Epifanio et al (2013)):
lista_arch <- list()
lista_arch[[1]] <- c(34.18, 25.85, 18.65, 39.66, 35.05, 26.73)
lista_arch[[2]] <- c(28.51, 21.23, 15.39, 33.57, 29.24, 21.26)
lista_arch[[3]] <- c(35.34, 24.94, 18.79, 36.7, 32.28, 23.41)
lista_arch[[4]] <- c(31.34, 22.27, 16.89, 38, 33.08, 25.8)
lista_arch[[5]] <- c(32.33, 25.09, 17.84, 34.46, 29.58, 22.82)
lista_arch[[6]] <- c(29.69, 24.18, 18.22, 38.07, 33.04, 24.56)
lista_arch[[7]] <- c(29.24, 22.97, 14.99, 36.88, 32.28, 24.22)

for(i in 1:length(lista_arch)){
 titlePlot <- paste("Archetype", i, sep = " ")
 skeletonsArchetypal(lista_arch[[i]],titlePlot)
}

#Note: For an example for archetypoids, see www.uv.es/vivigui/softw/more_examples.R 

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