# scatter diagram

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## scatter diagram

(petrology)
(statistics)
A plot of the pairs of values of two variates in rectangular coordinates. Also known as scatter gram.

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## scattergram

a diagram produced on a graph to illustrate the relationship between two variables by indicating the values of these for each case in the sample. It may be a first stage in data analysis, allowing ‘eye-balling’ of the data to observe any association or CORRELATION between the variables.

## scatter diagram

A graph plotted with dots or some other symbol at each data point. Also called a "scatter plot" or "dot chart."

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The spatial organization of categories--indicated by the sign and magnitude of the Coordinate column (Table 2) and visual inspection of categories plotted across the horizontal axis of each scatterplot (Figure 1)--provides initial evidence for interpreting Dimension 1.
3 Scatterplot of AUC (top) and log k (bottom) values on the x-axis plotted against corresponding partial AUC and log k values calculated from using an increasing number of indifference points from 1 to 7 days (left column) to 1 day to 5 years (fifth column).
Calibrated predictions of the 560 point Grid2 inputs and the associated Pareto Set and Front, (a) Matrix scatterplot of the 2D projections of the Grid2 with the Pareto Set shown as filled diamonds, (b) 3D scatterplot of the calibrated predictions of the outputs and the corresponding Pareto Front is shown as filled diamonds.
Figure 3 displays a scatterplot of the relationship between distance and cycle time.
We superimposed Dunmire's (1955) taxon-specific empirically derived lines separating the two sexes on a bivariate scatterplot of the same two variables as measured on innominates from our owl pellets (Fig.
Samples plotted in a similar region of the scatterplot can be said to be more stylistically similar.
Finally, a tornado diagram illustrated one-way analysis, while Cost-Effectiveness Scatterplot, Acceptability Curve of Cost-Effectiveness and ICE Scatterplot showed the results from probabilistic sensitivity analysis.
Caption: Figure 3: Scatterplot correlations between clinically available redox measurements and Parkinson's disease severity.
On the other hand, the scatterplot of QUICKI or 1/HOMA-IR (data not show) versus HOMA-B, as shown in Figure 1(d), could finely distinguish T2DM from other glucose groups and also showed the existence of a hyperbolic relationship between insulin sensitivity and secretion.
The PCA scores of the analysis were summarized with scatterplot matrices that were carried out by using R software (R Core Team, 2013).

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