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Data Visualization Basics

Welcome

Man with hat excavating at an archaeological dig site.This guide focuses on data visualization and is intended as a non-comprehensive introduction to the topic. Data visualization is used in a variety of disciplines and comprises a multitude of methods, but at its most basic is simply the visual representation of data (think of the humble bar chart). This guide will provide a basic overview of and link to source material concerning: data types, best practices, visualization types, and tools/resources.

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