Scipy John Hunter Plotting Contest: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 3

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,
Entry Instructions



   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

   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
Jacob Vanderplas
Phil Elson
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