9. Data Analysis: Creating and Using Level of Details (LOD) Calculations


This chapter introduces the concept of Level of Detail (LOD) calculations. You will learn about the different types of LOD calculations and the benefits of using them. The goal of this chapter is to improve your analytical skills using LOD calculations by looking at the data through different views to understand the underlying patterns. By the end of this chapter, you will be able to control the granularity of your data visualizations and perform comparative analyses using LOD calculations.


For any visualization, dimensions determine the level at which measures are computed. As an example, consider the following view, in which the sum of profits ...

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