Introduction to Visualization Techniques

A visualization technique is used to create and manipulate a graphic representation from a set of data. Some techniques will be appropriate only for specific applications while others are more generic and can be used in many applications. This section focuses on generic techniques.

It should always be kept in mind that the goal of visualization is not to understand the data but to understand the underlying phenomenon.

There are three parts to a visualization technique:


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Last modified on April 05, 1999, G. Scott Owen, owen@siggraph.org