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

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Chapter 1. Customizing Elements of MATLAB Graphics—the Basics

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Making your first MATLAB plot
  • Laying out long tick labels without overwriting
  • Using annotations pinned to the axes
  • Tufte style gridding for readability
  • Bringing order to chaos with legends
  • Visualizing details with data transformations
  • Designing multigraph layouts
  • A visualization to compare algorithm test results

Introduction

MATLAB provides a rich and accessible environment for building data displays using MATLAB graphics objects. Each graphics object has a set of characteristics you can manipulate via their property settings. While each property has a default factory setting, you can set user-defined values for these properties by accessing them programmatically, ...

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