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Questions tagged [info-visualisation]

Any technique for creating images, diagrams, or animations to communicate a message.

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Using hue/saturation to represent multiple dimensions

I remember reading about this a while ago but I forget where, so I'm trying to 1) confirm that I remembered correctly and 2) find a supporting reference (book, research article) Suppose I have a data ...
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Can I visualize a bubble with value 0?

Background: I got a few values on the scale 0..1 and -1..1 that we have been asked to visualize as bubbles. The value 1.0 would be the largest sized bubble and 0.5 would half the size, and so on. ...
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Graph type showing aggregate id⇒(before, after)?

What's the category of graphs for showing this? ID | before | after ------------------- 0 | 45.6 | 24.3 ------------------- 1 | 1.7 | 89.5 ------------------- ⋮ | ⋮ | ⋮ I was thinking ...
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How to Create Timeline with Dynamic Start/End Dates

I'm trying to think of an intuitive way to make the the start/end dates changeable for the timeline (x-axis) of this graph. On mobile this would be easy because you could use pinch to zoom in/out but ...
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Data visualization for showing a person's decile

Consider a service where you can inquiry someone's SSN and you will be shown his personal information and his income decile among the population of his country is one of those information. Right now a ...
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Need to display 3 grids (lists) with many to many relationships

Need some help here to design a container having 3 lists(grids) communicating with each other as below: The requirements are: There are multi select allowed on each list. On selecting customers, ...
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How to visualize status where a lower number or a zero is better than a higher number?

I am in the process of designing the user interface of a ticket system. There will be a dashboard view which displays the most recent number of open ticket. One user need is to be aware of open ...
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What are the correct terms for these visualization components?

What is the proper term for a vertical line on a visualization that follows a mouse cursor? Nb, screenshots have removed my mouse cursor but it exists on the same vertical plane as the dot in the ...
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What is the best chart for showing a set of percentages that add up to 100%?

For example, I would like to display the percentage of poker hand types after a simulation. Example data: High card: 14.92% Pair: 42.08% Two pair: 24.94% Three of a kind: 5.44% Straight: 5.44% Flush:...
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Visualization chart for four dimensional data [closed]

I am trying to find a way to visualize the data related to road accidents. The data has following dimensions: Year Accident happened (Numeric) | Location of Accident (String) | Count of Accidents ...
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Visualising of Products Using Dimensioned Drawings and Tables

I´m currently planning to develop a software that generates a Product catalogue. The software reads data from the database then apply business logic in order to create the catalogue which will be ...
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Displaying results of conditional questions

I am working on the display of survey results. Basically, our company sends chatbot-like surveys to employees. I am working on a better way to display the results at the end of these surveys, with the ...
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Graphs - Contrast b/w colors are eye soothing colors

I have recently had a chance to work on graphs and charts, and I'm facing a problem when there are a lot of bars in a chart or stacked bars in a graph. Should we consider going with eye soothing ...
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How to visualise nested AND / OR groups? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone here can shed some light on working with visualising logic for beginning users. I am struggling with finding a proper way to display logic such as: "Item name #1 AND (Item ...
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How to visualize many weighted scores contributing to a final score?

I have a couple of (only very slightly technical) users that require a way to visualize a "scorecard". They have different factors that are scored. Each factor has a weight associated with it and the ...
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Show Linked entries on Data Table

I'm working on the data table of an Insurance Installment Plan. Case 1: Below is the initial schedule that has 10 entries. The business senario is sometimes if an installment is overdue, clients ...
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Best way to visualize product's usage given name, start time and end time

I have a report which has: Product Name, Start Time, End Time. Amazon DynamoDB 7/1/14 0:00 7/1/14 1:00 Amazon DynamoDB 7/1/14 1:00 7/1/14 2:00 Amazon DynamoDB 7/1/14 4:00 7/1/14 5:00 Amazon ...
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Displaying Averages for Stacked Bar Graph

I'm currently trying to show an average line to a stacked bar graph. I was thinking something along the lines of this: My problem is that I want to show an average for a stacked bar graph, similar ...
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What is the best way to display a websites visitors by location?

Though, the title is self-explanatory, I would like to ask you for your opinion on what is the best technique to use, to visualize geolocation data of the users, who visited your website. This ...
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How to represent the session switch from one node to other node? Will Sankey chart work? [closed]

Folks, Is it possible to create a sankey chart like the one attached using any libraries? Basically, I want to show how many sessions were steered/switched from one network to the other. D3js and ...
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Best choice for data with multiple variables?

I am tasked with creating an interactive visualization of tasks, where the visualization needs to show: - task importance - task progress - task state (active, completed) - task relationship (tasks ...
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Best way to distinguish extremes in a bubble without value label

I'm displaying some data related to categories using a series of overlapping bubbles. Bubble sizes correspond to category data value so one can compare categories between each other based on bubble ...
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Best way to present incredibly detailed table? [duplicate]

I'm trying to present a table on my site. The table is incredibly data heavy and can differ product to product. The table needs to work in a responsive manner but still remain legible. Can anybody ...
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Dashboard above the fold? Is it possible [closed]

curious to know is it possible to provide contents in dashboard above the fold -no scroll in page. Attaching the reference template. Please provide your suggestions. FYI, it is a KPI strategic kind of ...
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Displaying course data with 90+ values

Description: Hello, web developer here! I have been tasked to show scores for a online course that people have purchased. So I built a line graph that went up and down based on the score (naturally). ...
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Displaying percentages in tiny stacked bar chart segments

Specifically, how to handle cases where a (stacked bar chart's) segment has a small value, leaving little visual space for displaying data inside that segment. For example, if the pink segment was ...
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Should a bar chart redraw categories in size order or stay fixed position?

I've got a dashboard module that display summary totals across 4 categories. I'm wondering if it's easier to distinguish magnitude by rendering data in size order (descending) or keep fixed category ...
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How to best show a “replenish” meter?

Let's say I have a web app that offers widgets to be used by a user. A user can deplete widgets to zero, at which point, they would be shown that they need to buy more in one or more packs of 50. ...
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Prisoner's Dilemma interaction

I have a game where players will play 2x2 decision matrix games. (Prisoner's Dilemma, Battle of the Sexes, Stag Hunt, etc). There are two players, a primary player (blue, on the horizontal part of the ...
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How to differentiate between two types of status changes?

We have several rows of data (in a CMS) that change in status. There are two types of status changes: type 1 requires action from Admin but type 2 doesn't. My issue is differentiating between the two ...
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How to make an actionable item so clear that it's unmissable?

We have a CMS / web app that takes in repair issues sent by customer. We also have an app for the customer and an app for the technician. In a normal flow, the technician will directly receive the ...
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Are there any studies on use of simple images / animations to explain complex concepts?

Do anyone know of any studies or evidence to show the effects (positive or negative) of using images or animation to relate complex concepts? I'm working on financial modelling tools where we take ...
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How do you create a valid reality to which there is no reference?

This question is about what you could call applied information aesthetics, so I hope it fits here. So, by reality I mean a concept or system of presenting information to a user in a way so that she ...
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Best way to show Readonly and Writable cells in a grid?

I am designing a data grid on a web application that will display a mix of writable and readonly data. A bit of background: we're migrating a desktop application that identifies readonly vs writable ...
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When to add markers/dots to a line chart?

I would like to use a line chart but I cannot decide if I should add markers to the lines or not. On one hand adding markers seems like extra noise On the other hand they make location of the data ...
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Displaying “big” tree chart

I am developing a tree chart app. It currently looks like this: This is only small part of it, once zoomed out a bit you can see the bigger picture of it: How could I be able to make it smaller? I ...
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How to display tabular data with search results that are tabular data

I am creating an invoicing web app. Within it, the user can search for invoices based on anything that is in the invoice. The core result should have the invoice date, the invoice number, the buyer'...
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Scroll Up & Down to show Past & Future

Would you ever ask, or expect your users to understand that they can and should scroll up from their entry point? The idea is showing articles in reverse-chronological order. They can also scroll ...
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Good way to visualize complex AND/OR query/criteria?

I'm maintaining a webapp with a feature dubbed the "rule form". It's essentially a complex HTML form that users use to build a "rule" with criteria that can be grouped into AND/OR blocks. When all the ...
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How to show important notice when there is no space left?

I'm in a situation where the whole mobile screen is already occupied with the needed UI components. I would like to show a important notice to the user.Where should it go? The notice may cover the ...
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Subgrids - Tables within tables

Users wanted a way to view kinda-related data for records in different tables. The solutions was to take those and make them child tables of the rows in the parent table. It will probably be easiest ...
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Visualize asset age

I have a roads table with an age column. There are approximately 3000 road records, with a maximum age of 70 years. I would like to summarize this information for management-level employees in an ...
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Representing a network delay in fetching the status of a network object

Back story I am working on a monitoring view of a network management system. The system allows the user to deploy a network object in a client environment. Once done, this monitoring view shows the ...
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Tree values in a table

In my team, we are working on a visualization of a tree structure on a table. The current design looks like in the picture: The user can only see the closest tree branches but not the further ones. ...
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Representing a change in data collection

I am working on a product that outputs data visualizations based of the responses people give on a survey. Users are then able to filter this output in many different ways (ie: date) This data can ...
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What is the best practice for displaying a data grid on a mobile device?

I can't find resources, guidelines or best practices for natively displaying a data grid on an enterprise mobile app? Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
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Visualise the current state of an application [closed]

I'm working on an application where the user can have different states. Depending on the chosen state, the application would have different functionality. The application allows the user to create ...
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Navigate from monthly to daily view in a dashboard

I need to provide users a way to view data on a dashboard on a monthly basis or daily basis. It should be possible to navigate back and forth from daily to monthly view. The users should also be ...
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How to merge two similar but not entirely the same tables into one?

I have 2 tables that display orders to be processed. Top one is through Delivery, while the bottom one is through Self-Collection. I don't want to keep them into 2 separate tables because all of them ...
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Best way to visualize multiple data points on a graph?

What is the best way to visualize four or more data points on a graph? The graph will show the four data points for each day (e.g. Feb 13th) and there will be up to 31 days on the graph at a time. ...