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Java for Data Science by Jennifer L. Reese, Richard M. Reese

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Chapter 4. Data Visualization

The human mind is often good at seeing patterns, trends, and outliers in visual representations. The large amount of data present in many data science problems can be analyzed using visualization techniques. Visualization is appropriate for a wide range of audiences, ranging from analysts, to upper-level management, to clientele. In this chapter, we present various visualization techniques and demonstrate how they are supported in Java.

In this chapter, we will illustrate how to create different types of graph, plot, and chart. The majority of the examples use JavaFX, with a few using a free library called GRAphing Library (GRAL). There are several open source Java plotting libraries available. A brief comparison of ...

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