Surface vs. Contour Plots for the Presentation of Three-Dimensional Data

Political Methodologist, 2008

Posted: 28 Feb 2008 Last revised: 28 Mar 2008

Abstract

Contour plots generally provide a better approach to displaying three-dimensional continuous data than surface plots.

Keywords: graphical display, contour plots, surface plots, data analysis

Suggested Citation

Zorn, Christopher J., Surface vs. Contour Plots for the Presentation of Three-Dimensional Data. Political Methodologist, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1099052

Christopher J. Zorn (Contact Author)

Pennsylvania State University ( email )

University Park
State College, PA 16802
United States

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