Plotting Data

  • Mauro Borgo
  • Alessandro Soranzo
  • Massimo Grassi


MATLAB can display data in high-quality graphs. There are many built-in functions for creating scatter plots, 2D and 3D bar graphs, pies charts, line graphs, etc. MATLAB makes it possible to control each characteristic of a graphical object, so that the resulting graph shows exactly what you want to show in the way you want to present it.


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Suggested Readings

  1. Some of the concepts illustrated in this chapter can be found, in an extended way, in the following book:Google Scholar
  2. Marchand P, Holland OT (2003) Graphics and GUIs with MATLAB. CRC press. Boca Raton, FLGoogle Scholar
  3. Siciliano A (2008) MATLAB: data analysis and visualization. World Scientific, SingaporeGoogle Scholar
  4. Wallisch P, Lusignan M, Benayoun M, Baker TI, Dickey AS, Hatsopoulos NG (2009) MATLAB for neuroscientists: an introduction to scientific computing in MATLAB. Elsevier/Academic Press, AmsterdamGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mauro Borgo
    • 1
  • Alessandro Soranzo
    • 2
  • Massimo Grassi
    • 3
  1. 1.DuevilleItaly
  2. 2.School of Social Science & LawUniversity of TeessideMiddlesbroughUK
  3. 3.Department of General PsychologyUniversity of PadovaPadovaItaly

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