3D Scatter Charts

3D (XYZ) Scatter Chart

  • This is a scatter chart in which data points are plotted at intersections of X, Y, and Z values in a 3D grid.
    • The data points can represent K >=1 groups of data object(s).
    • It allows continuous rotation (360 degrees).
Example Graph

A 3D Scatter Chart Displaying Data From Three Groups of Data Objects (Fisher Iris Data*, a Classification Data Set**)

3D Scatter Graph of Fisher Iris Data

*Source of data: Fisher (1936), reproduced by Andrews and Herzberg (1985): Andrews, D. F. and Herzberg, A. M. (1985). Data - A Collection of Problems from Many Fields for the Student and Research Worker. Springer-Verlag, New York.

** Fisher, R. A. (1936). The Use of Multiple Measurements in Taxonomic Problems. Annals of Eugenics 7, Part II. 179-188.