Color code a scatter plot

version (3.3 KB) by Kye Taylor
Color code a scatter plot in one, two, or three dimensions according to scalar function of the data.


Updated 1 Sep 2011

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The function buildcmap.m takes a vector as input, where entry i represent the value of a function (f) at the ith data point. Using output from buildcmap.m, showset.m plots one, two, or three dimensional data as a colored point cloud, where the color encodes the value of f. For example, the files can be used to visualize four dimensional data in three-space: position encodes three variables while the color encodes the fourth.

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Kye Taylor (2022). Color code a scatter plot (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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