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MATLAB Graphics and Data Visualization Cookbook by Swapnonil Banerjee, Nivedita Majumdar

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Glyphs

A glyph is a marker that has the features of the marker encoded with meaning. For example, an arrow can be used as a glyph in the context of data visualization. The length of the arrow can depict one parameter; the orientation of the arrow, the thickness of the lines, the thickness of the arrow head, and the color in which it is drawn are all legitimate features that can be encoded with meaning to visualize a multi-dimensional data point.

Getting ready

You will use a car dataset that comes with the MATLAB installation. It has attributes such as acceleration, number of cylinders, displacement, mileage, horse power, and weight information for cars with different models and from different manufacturers.

% load the data load carsmall dat = [Acceleration ...

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