# 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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000

## 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 cluster scatter diagram and cluster correlation diagram present the community detection results.
The F-T scatter diagram of fusion tensile force was shown in Figure 6(b).
On the basis of a Cattell scatter diagram and factor loading of all items on the first factor higher than .30 (from .31 to .72), we extracted one factor that explained 32.76% of the variance.
Scatter diagram in Figure 2 demonstrate a significant positive relationship between foot length and body length ([r.sup.2]=0.94; p<0.01).
The results of the regression analysis of V to d, [R.sub.c], [E.sub.s], and Et, respectively, are shown in Figures 4, 5, and 6 in terms of scatter diagram and regression line, while Table 5 reports the regression equations and the related coefficient of determination [r.sup.2].
Table 5: Scale for glyph's diagram plotted on metroglyph scatter diagram for treatment-2 (8 dS m-1) and treatment-3 (16 dS m-1)
Scatter diagram of the normalized scattering vectors in standard 2simplex is shown in Fig.
The weighted ratings for the subject and the comparables are then plotted on a scatter diagram. The value of the subject is based on the simple least squares regression relationship.
File of single transverse curve (Figure 6(a), x=12.80 mm) was imported into Microsoft Excel, and relationship between the first and third column were shown as scatter diagram in Figure 7.
Sigma uses the base tools to improve the quality of products and processes as MSA (Measurement System Analysis), IPO Diagram (Input-process-output), CE (Cause-and-effect diagram), Histogram, Pareto diagram, DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) , Run chart, Control chart, Scatter diagram, Regression Analysis, DOE (Desing of Experiments), FMEA (Failure Mode and effect analysis), SOP (Standard Operating Procedure), QFD (Quality Function Deployment.

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