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Apache Mahout Essentials by Jayani Withanawasam

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Chapter 6. Visualization

In this chapter, we will discuss the visualization techniques for Apache Mahout using D3.js.

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • The significance of visualization in machine learning
  • D3.js
  • A visualization example for K-Means clustering

The significance of visualization in machine learning

"A picture is worth a thousand words"

The ultimate goal of machine learning is to discover better insights from large volumes of data.

If we present the results of a data analysis in table format or as row numbers, it is tiring to perceive the real insights that machine learning has truly obtained. If we visualize the results or the data itself, then it helps us to get a clear picture of the extracted data.

Also, visualization assists us ...

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