7 Things You Should Know About Data Visualization
Data visualization is the graphical representation of information. Bar charts, scatter graphs, and maps are examples of simple data visualizations that have been used for decades. Information technology combines the principles of visualization with powerful applications and large data sets to create sophisticated images and animations. A tag could, for instance uses text size to indicate the relative frequency of use of a set of terms. In many cases, the data that feed a tag cloud come from thousands of Web pages, representing perhaps millions of users.