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05 January 2015
Displaying three variables on a 2-dimensional graph
In this case, movie ratings from three sources (IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, and Metacritic). To avoid the necessity of a third z-axis, one set of data is presented using a color code.
The graph itself has little useful information except to display a general concordance; the identification of selected outliers serves no useful purpose. Posted to illustrate the concept of displaying a third variable using color.