3.24 Perception/decoding: Color Exercise (3)

  • Check out the different color schemes in Figure 3.15 and 3.16 below.
    1. Imagine you have unordered categorical (nominal). Which scheme would you pick to display such data?
    2. Imagine you have ordered categorical data. Which scheme would you pick to display such data?
    3. Imagine you have numeric continuous data. Which scheme would you pick to display such data?
    4. Imagine you have qualtative (categorical data) with 7 categories. Go to colorbrewer2.org, find a scheme and copy it into an R vector. How can you do that?
R Colorbrewer color scheme

Figure 3.15: R Colorbrewer color scheme

Colorspace color schemes

Figure 3.16: Colorspace color schemes