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Sep 5, 2013 10:57 PM
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Can someone point me to a reference that describes what function JMP uses to define the contours on the Contour Plot platform? I found this in tech help: JMP uses a method of triangulation and linear interpolation to generate the contours in the Contour Plot where a combination of three data points are used to generate a triangle. To see the triangulations, opt to "Save Triangulations". but is there somewhere that provides more details? I need to describe the process for a publication; reviewers are grumbling about me using a "black box" analysis.

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Contour Plot uses Delaunay triangulation. The triangulation algorithm doesn't handle duplicates. For duplicate locations, the mean of the response variable at that location is used instead.

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