Comparing two-dimensional data sets in R; take II

March 10, 2011

(This article was first published on bioCS, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

David commented on yesterday’s post and suggested to put the continuous fitted distribution in the background and the discrete, empirical distribution in the foreground. This looks quite nice, although there’s a slight optical illusion that makes the circles look as if they’d be filled with a gradient, even though they’re uniformly colored:

Not-so-good fit

Better fit

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