What is Information Visualization?
Technology & Science / July 19, 2018

There are several situations in the real world where we try to understand some phenomena, data, and events by graphics. People considerate the world is driven by our access to information. So, we collect it on our finances, health, sporting events of interest to us. In fact, we collect it on pretty much anything we can think of. It’s almost to the point where we are overwhelmed by the volume. Some would say it’s not worth much, and they’d be right! We need some means to glean understanding from this excess of information. One way we might do that is through information visualization. Information Visualization is essential reading for researchers and practitioners of information visualization and is of interest to computer scientists and data analysts working on related specialisms. Definition of Information Visualization Information visualization focuses on the development and empirical analysis of methods for presenting abstract information in visual form. The visual display of information allows people to become more easily aware of essential facts, to quickly see regularities and outliers in data, and therefore to develop a deeper understanding of data. Interactive visualization additionally takes advantage of people‚Äôs ability to also identify interesting facts when the visual display…

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