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Karthik Ramasubramanian and Abhishek Singh, Machine Learning Using R, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2334-5_4

4. Data Visualization in R

Karthik Ramasubramanian and Abhishek Singh1

(1)New Delhi, Delhi, India

Data visualizationis the process of creating and studying the visual representation of data to bring some meaningful insights. Michael Friendly’s 2009 paper titled “Milestones in the history of thematic cartography, statistical graphics, and data visualization,” provides the following overarching definition of information visualization:

Information visualization is the broadest term that could be taken to subsume all the developments described here. At this level, almost anything, if sufficiently organized, ...

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