Matplotlib and Seaborn - Caroline Sofiatti and Sean Wahl

March 4, 2015 at 5-6:30pm in BIDS, 190 Doe Library


At least 35 people attended!

Caroline Sofiatti

I’m a PhD Candidate in the physics department. I work for the Supernova Cosmology Group and our goal is to unravel the mysteries of Dark Energy, one data point at a time!

Sean Wahl

PhD Candidate in the Earth and planetary science department. I study planetary interiors using first-principles material simulations. I use matplotlib for both routine plotting needs as well as for published journal figures.


The find the ipython notebook here.

If you wish to follow along with the presentation you should have Python 2 installed with the following packages:

matplotlib, numpy, ipython, basemap(optional)


Seaborn is an awesome library for making beautiful and informative graphics in Python. Its mission is to make visualization a central part of exploring and understanding data. Adding import seaborn to your code will not only make your plots look amazing, it will also make your life easier!!!

Check out the IPython Notebook here.

Code examples can be found here.

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