Image: Anscombe's Quartet
Information on this page is from Introduction to Data Visualization (PDF), a presentation given by Marci Brandenburg, Justin Joque, and Stephanie O'Malley for the Medical School Office of Research Communicating Science Seminar Series.
Data visualization deals with communicating information about an existing data set through a visual medium. Data visualization takes advantage of the brain’s ability to efficiently process visuals. A high volume of information can often be easily understood through an image. Data visualization can be used for