Skip to main content

Data and Statistics: Data Visualization

What is Data Visualization?

Data visualization is the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format. It enables decision makers to see analytics presented visually, so they can grasp difficult concepts or identify new patterns.

Because of the way the human brain processes information, using charts or graphs to visualize large amounts of complex data is easier than poring over spreadsheets or reports. Data visualization is a quick, easy way to convey concepts in a universal manner – and you can experiment with different scenarios by making slight adjustments.




More About Data Visualization

Types of Visualization

  • Scientific Visualization
  • Information Visualization
  • Infographics

Tools for Visualization:

Selected Books

Data Visualization Tools in Library Databases