Good Plot Symbols by Default

2019-07-31T14:57:37Z (GMT) by Heman Robinson

Scatterplots require different symbols for different purposes. For presentation, aesthetically pleasing symbols are popular. For analysis, highly discriminable symbols aid pattern detection. This study identifies a default symbol set suitable for both presentation and analysis. This is achieved by using popular symbols with preattentive differences. Supplemental materials for this article are available online.