[SciPy-Dev] 2D histogram: request for plotting variable bin size

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Sat Feb 2 09:44:59 CST 2013


On 02.02.2013 10:53, Frank Breitling wrote:
> Hi,
>
>   From the matplotlib developers it was pointed out, that there is a
> NonUniformImage which might be suite for representing interpolated
> variable bin size 2D histograms
> (https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/issues/1729#issuecomment-13014723).
> There even exists an example
> (http://matplotlib.org/examples/pylab_examples/image_nonuniform.html)
> but it is very isolated and therefore not well known.
> It would be very useful to explain its usage or at least link to it in
> the histogram2d example at
> http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/reference/generated/numpy.histogram2d.html.
>
> In addition a pcolor example (attached below) shouldn't be missing. Even
> though it is slow and can't do interpolation, it can at least do a
> correct representation for academic purposes.
>
> Can anybody do that or would you like me to do that myself?
>
> Frank

Since it is at the top of your head, why don't you do it?

But it might be better for the SciPy Cookbook's matplotlib section
than the NumPy docs. I'm not sure if they want matplotlib examples in 
the NumPy documentation (ask on the NumPy list before you waste your 
time on it).


http://www.scipy.org/Cookbook/Matplotlib



Sturla




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