CHAPTER 5

Data Visualization with Big Data

Data Visualization and Visual Analytics

Data visualization is a form of visual communication that presents the data in graphical form. It involves creating charts, graphs, and other—­visual tools that also include f lowcharts to communicate the information in the data effectively. The previous chapters in this book presented numerous graphical displays created from both variables and attributes data that are powerful visualization tools. One of the major objectives of data visualization is to reveal the essential characteristics of data that may not be apparent otherwise. Data visualization makes complex and large data understandable. Visual analytics is an added feature in data visualization. Several ...

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