Re: Q: How to animate a list plot?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg69569] Re: [mg69500] Q: How to animate a list plot?*From*: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>*Date*: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 06:47:10 -0400 (EDT)*Reply-to*: hanlonr at cox.net

Needs["Graphics`"]; data=Table[{Random[],Random[],Random[]},{250}]; Module[{n=15,k},Table[k=m/n; ScatterPlot3D[{1-k,k,1}*#&/@data, PlotRange->{{0,1},{0,1},{0,1}}, PlotStyle->Hue[(k+1)/2]],{m,0,n}]]; Module[{n=15,k}, Table[k=m/n;ListPlot[{#[[1]](1-k)+#[[2]]*k,#[[3]]}&/@data, PlotRange->{{0,1},{0,1}},PlotStyle->Hue[(k+1)/2]], {m,0,n}]]; Bob Hanlon ---- "Coleman wrote: > Greetings, > > I'm trying to figure out how to develop -- for lack of a better term -- > an animated scatter plot. I have three variables, call them x, y, and z. > The points x and y are recorded measurements on the same subjects, taken > at different points in time. The variable z does not change over time. > > I'd like to find a way to visualize how the ListPlot[{x,z}] transitions > into the ListPlot[{y,z}]. My sample of data is 250 points, so I am > trying to visualize 250 points moving from one set of positions on the > Cartesian plane to another set of positions. The y observations are more > highly correlated with z, so one could image the points becoming more > tightly clustered as one moves from x->y. Any thoughts on how I might > show this? > > Thanks, > > -Mark >