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Seema Acharya and Subhashini Chellappan, Pro Tableau, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2352-9_1

1. Introducing Visualization and Tableau

Seema Acharya and Subhashini Chellappan2

(1)Pune, Maharashtra, India

(2)Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Graphical excellence is that which gives to the viewer the greatest number of ideas in the shortest time with the least ink in the smallest space.

— Edward R. Tufte, a pioneer in the field of data visualization

This chapter will introduce data visualization and the importance of visualizing data well. ...

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