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5. Data Visualizations

Eric Goh Ming Hui1 
(1)
Singapore, Singapore
 

Descriptive statistics is a set of math used to summarize data. Data visualization is the equivalent of visual communication because creating graphics from data helps us understand the data. Humans distinguish differences in line, shape, and color without much processing effort, and data visualization can take advantage of this to create charts and graphs to help us understand the data more easily.

In this chapter, you will plot a bar chart, histogram, line chart, pie chart, scatterplot, boxplot, and scatterplot matrix using R. You will then look into plotting decision ...

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