Plotting 3D for three independent variables without any function
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I have four vectors as attached in Data_1.tx. file. I'm looking for a way to plot their surface map. Where X = (:,column3), Y = (:,column 2) and Z = (:,Column 1). I have looked into meshgrid but did not work since I do not have a function to estimate Z from given X and Y Values. They are only data. I have found and tried this below code but did not like the graph.
I have tried Scatter 3 as below and I do not like it. Is there anyway to present them as the below colourful box? Thank you for your help.
Walter Roberson on 21 Mar 2019
Edited: Walter Roberson on 21 Mar 2019
For a typical surface map, you would use
interpolated_z = griddata(X, Y, Z, query_x, query_y);
surf(query_x, query_y, interpolated_z, 'edgecolor', 'none')
However, the example diagram you give is an example of using https://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/slice.html on a 3D grid of data. You do not have the information necessary for that -- not unless the unused 4th column of your input is value information.
When I look at your data, it looks to me to be more likely that your first column is value information and that your remaining three columns are X, Y, Z coordinates, rather than your first column being Z coordinates.