Data Visualization : Tools and Technologies

Data visualization provides a range of tools and techniques for presenting data to people graphically via their sense of sight, it has long been recognized that numbers and written language are not the only approach to making data intelligible:

“Visual understanding is the essential and only true means of teaching how to judge things correctly, the learning of numbers and language must be definitely subordinated.”

Johan Heinrich Pestalozzi 1746-1827

This short film introduces some of the ideas and history underpinning data visualization.

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