Data Visualization in R

Data visualization is often useful to find hidden patterns and trends in data, to visualize and understand the results of analytical models, and to communicate analytics to the public. It is defined as a mapping of data properties to visual properties. Data properties are usually numerical or categorical, like the mean of a variable, the…

Few Notable Data Visualizations

 Earthquakes Since 1898 Developer: John Nelson, UXBlog Field of Commemoration Developer: Valentina D’Efilippo (Featured in The Infographic History of the Worldby HarperCollins, 2013) Where People Run Developer: Nathan Yau, FlowingData TweetPing Developer: Franck Ernewein Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks Developer: Chris Persaud How to Win an Oscar Developers: David Shaw & Christian Tate, Delayed Gratification Circos…

Tableau Resources

Tableau is a Seattle-based software firm—which, according to Fortune, “pioneered the concept of ‘visual analytics’” started at Stanford University in 2003 and launched an initial public offering in 2013. Co-founders Christian Chabot (CEO), Pat Hanrahan (Chief Scientist), and Chris Stolte (Chief Development Officer) began by combining a structured query language for databases with a descriptive language for rendering graphics. The…