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Issue No.06 - November/December (2010 vol.30)
pp: 3-7
Marcin Kozak , Warsaw University of Life Sciences
ABSTRACT
A proposed scatterplot design combines two other designs. One, proposed by Edward Tufte, uses the range-frame; the other, advised by William Cleveland, uses the four-scale-line rectangle. The hybrid design aims to present bivariate data with more information than classic scatterplots or Tufte's and Cleveland's designs. It works well for both single and multiple scatterplots, in the latter case offering efficient comparison of the datasets in the plots.
INDEX TERMS
scatterplots, bivariate data, four-line range-frame, graphical statistics, range-frame, computer graphics, graphics and multimedia
CITATION
Marcin Kozak, "Improved Scatterplot Design", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.30, no. 6, pp. 3-7, November/December 2010, doi:10.1109/MCG.2010.112
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