The Best Tools for VisualizationVisualization is a technique to graphically represent sets of data. When data is large or abstract, visualization can help make the data easier to read or understand. There are visualization tools for search, music, networks, online communities, and almost anything else you can think of. Whether you want a desktop application or a web-based tool, there are many specific tools are available on the web that let you visualize all kinds of data. Here are some of the best: Visualize Social NetworksGallery: U.S. Federal BudgetBack to Gallery Home Let’s begin with some tilted 3D pie charts and work our way toward a more revealing visualization. Here are the above 1993 and 2012 pie chart pairs, with Receipts and Outlays converted to flows in two separate Sankey diagrams:
Improving visualisation - Gallery"Spike" map Interactive United States population density map. Average rating: 7.5 (23 votes) 2D histogramInfographic Of The Day: Could A Tool Like This Turn Every M.D. Into Dr. House?When you visit the doctor complaining of a cough or stomach pain, they usually seem to know what to do: They'll ask if you have trouble breathing, or check your heart rate. But it's all a little baffling: What are they checking for? What illnesses could it be? This remarkable new infographic by GE, working with MIT's SENSEable City Lab, peels back how various symptoms of illness are linked, giving you a tantalizing look into the mind of a doctor. The interactive chart is powered by 7.2 million medical records, gathered between 2005 and 2010. Using these, MIT's data wizards were able to figure out how often one symptom was linked to another.
How to become a data visualization ninja with 3 free tools for non-programmersWe noticed many times between the lines of this blog how data visualization is in the hype and how this trend is growing and growing. That’s good news guys! It’s fun and it’s … success!The Dataviz Design Process: 7 Steps for BeginnersDoes data visualization leave you feeling like this? If so, this beginner-level post is for you! Data visualization requires two skillsets: technical skills to create visualizations in a software program and critical thinking skills to match your visualization to your audience’s information needs, numeracy level, and comfort with data visualization.
25 Amazing Motion Graphics Animations/VideosWritten by Harry Jay Clement On Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 with 3 Comments so far in Inspiration, Motion Reels Motion graphics is a pretty niche industry among designers, requiring a great deal of extra training. But the pay off can be worthwhile, with less competition and a great deal of jobs out there: advertisements for everything from sports to consumer electronics, animated and live action movies, and music videos.
Data Visualization, Graphical Analytic TechniquesBrief Overviews of Types of Graphs Representative Visualization Techniques Categorized Graphs One of the most important, general, and also powerful analytic methods involves dividing ("splitting") the data set into categories in order compare the patterns of data between the resulting subsets. This common technique is known under a variety of terms (such as breaking down, grouping, categorizing, splitting, slicing, drilling-down, or conditioning) and it is used both in exploratory data analyses and hypothesis testing. For example: A positive relation between the age and the risk of a heart attack may be different in males and females (it may be stronger in males).
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