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Datasets, Data Visualization, Data Management: Visualization Types

Common Static Visualization Types

1D/Linear

Examples:

  • lists of data items, organized by a single feature (e.g., alphabetical order)
    (not commonly visualized)

2D/Planar (especially geospatial)

Examples (geospatial):

Examples (artificial planes):

3D/Volumetric

Temporal

See also:

Examples:

nD/Multidimensional

Examples (category proportions, counts):

Examples (relationships between variables):

Tree/Hierarchical

Examples:

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