[R] ternary diagrams with contours

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Jan 17 12:43:54 CET 2004

On Sat, 17 Jan 2004, Kyriakos Kachrimanis wrote:

> I would like to ask if it is possible to create ternary diagrams with
> contours. I want to plot a property that depends on a ternary mixture
> composition, so I think this would be the best way. I found a similar
> question in a past R-help list message but there was no answer.

It is possible.  Just produce a suitable matrix of values, set parts 
outside the triangle to NA and call contour.  I have done it several 

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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