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A Tour through the Visualisation Zoo

A Tour through the Visualisation Zoo
Related Content Visualizing System Latency Heat maps are a unique and powerful way to visualize latency data. Explaining the results, however, is an ongoing challenge. Browse this Topic: Queue on Reddit Jeffrey Heer, Michael Bostock, and Vadim Ogievetsky, Stanford University Thanks to advances in sensing, networking, and data management, our society is producing digital information at an astonishing rate. The goal of visualization is to aid our understanding of data by leveraging the human visual system's highly tuned ability to see patterns, spot trends, and identify outliers. Creating a visualization requires a number of nuanced judgments. This article provides a brief tour through the "visualization zoo," showcasing techniques for visualizing and interacting with diverse data sets. Most of the visualizations shown here are accompanied by interactive examples. Time-Series Data Time-series data—sets of values changing over time—is one of the most common forms of recorded data. Index Charts

Tools on Datavisualization A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools 07 May 2012 Tools Flash, JavaScript, Processing, R When I meet with people and talk about our work, I get asked a lot what technology we use to create interactive and dynamic data visualizations. To help you get started, we have put together a selection of the tools we use the most and that we enjoy working with. Read more Pathline: Connecting Designers With Scientists 18 Apr 2012 Tools We recently attended an interdisciplinary visualization workshop that was all about creating a dialogue between scientists, technologists and designers. New Maps for the Web by Stamen 22 Mar 2012 Tools JavaScript, Mapping I just left the Stamen studio where I had a brief chat with founder and CEO Eric Rodenbeck. The Visualizing Player 19 Jul 2011 Showcases, Tools launched their brand new Visualizing Player, a terrific tool for embedding interactive and static data visualizations. Working with Data in Protovis 17 Feb 2011 Tools JavaScript, Tutorial

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