[Matplotlib-users] Scipy John Hunter Plotting Contest: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 3
mdboom at gmail.com
Mon May 16 13:49:43 EDT 2016
The Scipy John Hunter Excellence in Plotting Contest is a great opportunity
to showcase advancement in the start of the art of visualization.
Entries are still welcome, as the deadline has been extended to June 3,
Participants are invited to submit scientific plots to be judged by a
Entries must be submitted by June 3, 2016 via e-mail to
plotting-contest at scipy.org
Plots may be produced with any combination of Python-based tools. (It is
not required that they use matplotlib, for example.)
Source code for the plot must be provided, in the form of Python code
and/or IPython notebook, along with a rendering of the plot in PDF format.
If the original data can not be shared for reasons of size or licensing,
“fake” data may be substituted, along with an image of the plot using real
Each entry must include a 300-500 word abstract describing the plot and
its scientific importance for a general scientific audience.
Entries will be judged on their clarity, innovation and aesthetics, but
most importantly for their effectiveness in illuminating real scientific
work. Entrants are encouraged to submit plots that were used during the
course of research, rather than merely being hypothetical.
SciPy reserves the right to display any and all entries, whether
prize-winning or not, at the conference, use in any materials or on its
website, with attribution to the original author(s).
Michael Droettboom, chair
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