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Scatter Plot


An
array of data points across two axes (a matrix).
A series of
observation points. The purpose of a scatter plot is to reveal the correlation between different variables. Examples of Scatter Plots Some common examples of scatters plots used by asset managers include the following:
Classification of Scatter Plot Pattenrs Listed below are the five primary patterns (copulas) that can be discerned in the scatter plot date: Analysis Listed below are some of the analytical tools associated with a scatter plot.

Fig. A scatter plot (in the form of a matrix) revealing the correlation of the different conditions and priorities of a portfolio of facilities shown on a matrix with four quadrants. Fig. A scatter plot represented in 3dimensional format to include a third variable in a multivariate analysis. Fig. A scatter plot with trend line fitted to all the points 

See also: 
Fig. Left: The "high" performers identified on a scatter plot. Right: "Poor" performers identified on a scatter plot. Fig. Dispersion bands on a scatter plot. 
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