commit 7a166dd967ed2525e199a8ad8dd44329efe3b351 parent 197035db7a4885f7889a197740b59077670e0fce Author: Eamon Caddigan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2021 13:27:58 -0400 Describing the project/my goals Diffstat:
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diff --git a/README.md b/README.md @@ -1,2 +1,12 @@ # color_dissimilarity Measure the similarity of colors in a palette, and choose dissimilar colors from them + +I'm not developing an entire package here, just sketching out ways to do some things that I often want to do. + +Some goals: +* Measure the (dis)similarity of colors is a perceptually scaled space (CIELAB) with a couple different options for dealing with colorblindness. +* Offer a couple options for choosing _N_ colors from a set of _M_ colors that maximizes the minimum pairwise dissimilarity (i.e., make sure the most similar colors aren't _too_ similar). +* Generate palette functions that handle the above (a palette function returns a function that itself takes a single argument--a number of colors--and returns them). +* Demonstrate how to use these in ggplot2. + +That's it! Wish me luck.