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Add a possibility to easily combine matshow with dendrogram to create an R-style heatmap #2456
It would be nice to have an easy way of plotting an R-style heatmap using matplotlib. A plot like this is useful when visualizing hierarchical clustering results.
An example of how it can be done in Python now: http://altanalyze.blogspot.se/2012/06/hierarchical-clustering-heatmaps-in.html
Heatmap function in R:
This hasn't been updated in a while. There has been no movement on the related issues. PRs still welcome, it'd be cool to see!
The example code linked the original post can be found here: http://code.activestate.com/recipes/578175-hierarchical-clustering-heatmap-python/
The dendrogram comes from
Recommend labeling as Difficulty: Medium?