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The following is the title of a graph.
Exponential Decrease in DNA Sequencing Costs
Cost in Dollars
In the above, "Logarithmic plot" seems to mean the graph is represented by a logarithmic plot.
In this case, Is "logarithmic plot" the same as "log scale" or "log function"?
Could I understand it as meaning the graph is represented by a log scale?
A logarithmic plot is one in which one or both axes are scaled not linearly but logarithmically.
Technically, both axes should be logarithmic, otherwise it's called a semi-logarithmic plot. But the loose usage of "logarithmic" for a graph with one log axis is quite common.
Logarithmic scale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia