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What is the name of this graph/plot?

I think it is Chord Diagram. you can see this for more information.

"A chord diagram is a graphical method of displaying the inter-relationships between data in a matrix. The data are arranged radially around a circle with the relationships between the data points typically drawn as arcs connecting the data." based on the Wikipedia

This is a Circos plot, often used for visualizing genomic data, but works equally well for migration and some other applications.

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    Circos is a software package, and is capable of producing other graphic forms, such as concentric circles. – mgkrebbs Oct 18 at 18:07
  • And there are other software packages that can produce these graphs, like the R-package circlize – RHA Oct 18 at 18:16
  • Ah, yes you are correct. I've only ever heard them referred to as Circos plots colloquially, regardless of the software used to produce them, but thanks for correcting me! – Kim Oct 18 at 19:54

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