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I came across the following graph in a report where the authors report the results of a Monte Carlo simulation study in terms of proportions. I have never seen such kind of plots before. Does anyone know the name of this type of plots?

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Seems like a non-standard use of violin plot: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violin_plot

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, indeed they resemble violin plots. Is it possible to get such a homogeneous shape with violin plots? In my mind I always picture them as wiggly boxplots. $\endgroup$
    – Ploto
    Commented Oct 13, 2016 at 13:55
  • $\begingroup$ It is possible.Violin plot is for having multiple distributions simultaneously. It is possible that some distributions are U-shaped instead of the normal normal/Gaussian distribution like. No matter the shape, violin plots can be used, although the use is not a standard, if it does not look like a violin. $\endgroup$ Commented Oct 14, 2016 at 7:05

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