Introduction to time series plots

Time series plots are a type of line chart used to visualize time series data and help identify patterns, trends, and seasonality in the data. Both line charts and time series plots are commonly used to visualize data in R and can be created using the geom_line() function in the ggplot2 package. However, line charts and time series charts are different, and it is essential to understand these key differences before building the time series plots in ggplot2.

Let’s compare the differences between both in terms of usage, data requirement, and additional features.

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