Questions tagged [jitter]

Jittering means adding a small amount of random noise to data. This is usually done when data takes on a relatively small number of values, relative to the number of data points, and can be helpful to avoid overplotting in scatter plots and other graphs.

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When adding jitter a scatterplot for conveying information is appropriate

"Jittering" is adding a bit of random noise to scatterplots, to better see the information contained in the data, usually when there is a lot of overplotting. This overplotting can result from e.g. ...