Using plt.scatter() to Visualize Data in Python

Darren Jones

Darren Jones 11 Lessons 31m

An important part of working with data is being able to visualize it. Python has several third-party modules you can use for data visualization. One of the most popular modules is Matplotlib and its submodule pyplot, often referred to using the alias plt. Matplotlib provides a very versatile tool called plt.scatter() that allows you to create both basic and more complex scatter plots.

In this course, you’ll learn how to:

  • Create a scatter plot using plt.scatter()
  • Use the required and optional input parameters
  • Customize scatter plots for basic and more advanced plots
  • Represent more than two dimensions on a scatter plot

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With 20 years as a teacher of music technology, Darren is keen to bring his skills to the Python table.

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