[S] Anyone code a Violin Plot (extesion of boxplot) ?

Andrew N. White (awhite@hmsa.com)
Sat, 27 Jun 1998 10:44:26 -0700

I would be interested if anyone has developed S+ code for
the violin plot technique discussed by Jerry Hintze and Ray Nelson
in the latest American Statistician:
"Violin Plots: a box plot denisty trace synergism", Am Stat, v52 n2 May
1998: pp181-184.

Violin plots are extensions of boxplots using the horizontal dimension
surrounding each plotted group to characterize the (mirrored:
left-of-center equals right-of-center) smoothed density function of the

Andrew N. White, Ph.D., Research Mgr.
Statistics Department
Hawaii Medical Service Association
818 Keeaumoku St.
Honolulu, HI  96814  USA
ph.  808-948-5344 (fax:808-948-5063)
email: awhite@hmsa.com

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