Ridgeline chart

A ridgeline summarizes the distribution of a numeric variable for several groups. Each group is represented as a density chart, each density chart overlapping each other to use space more efficiently.

Seaborn logoRidgeline charts with Seaborn

Seaborn does not have a dedicated section to build ridgeline charts. It is still possible to make one using some workarounds involving several call of the kdeplot() function.

Animation with pythonInteractive ridgeline chart with plotly

Plotly is a python library that makes the link with Javascript to build interactive charts that you can display in a browser.

The following example is a ridgeline chart made with this library


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