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Is there someway to create a bubble plot with seaborn? I already know how to do it with Matplot lib, as in this tutorial:

https://python-graph-gallery.com/270-basic-bubble-plot/

# libraries
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import numpy as np

# create data
x = np.random.rand(40)
y = np.random.rand(40)
z = np.random.rand(40)

# use the scatter function
plt.scatter(x, y, s=z*1000, alpha=0.5)
plt.show()

I would like to replicate this with Seaborn. I am able to plot, but cannot control the size of marker.

import seaborn as sns
import numpy as np
%matplotlib inline
data=pd.DataFrame({"x":x, "y":y,"z":z})
sns.lmplot(x="x", y="y",data=data,  fit_reg=False)
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A duplicate of this question in stackoverflow. Anyhow just to recap quickly, you can do it with:

scatter_kws={"s": 10}

And in your case it is simply:

sns.lmplot(x="x", y="y",data=data,  fit_reg=False,scatter_kws={"s": z*1000})
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  • $\begingroup$ Sorry I missed the original question, this works great! $\endgroup$ – user61034 May 16 '18 at 16:12

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