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June 5, 2020
Data visualization is the visual presentation of data or information. The goal of data visualization is to communicate data or information clearly and effectively to readers. Typically, data is visualized in the form of a chart, infographic, diagram, or map.
The field of data visualization combines both art and data science. While data visualization can be creative and pleasing to look at, it should also be functional in its visual communication of the data.
This resource explains the fundamentals of data visualization, including examples of different types of data visualizations and when and how to use them to illustrate findings and insights.
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Getting Started with Data Visualization
Visualizing data is one of the most effective ways of communicating data. This can take many forms from live digital data dashboards to static charts shared in social media channels.
Resources from The Government Statistical Service (GSS) of The United Kingdom, Towards Data Science and +3