Data visualisation is used to discover and explore the trends, relationships and patterns present within a body of information, and to communicate these insights to others. In digital humanities, online exhibitions of digital collections often use some of these techniques to visualise and communicate research outcomes.
Data visualisation can refer to many different activities, including the creation of:
There are many different ways to visualise data. Resources to help you find a technique that will suit your needs include:
The University's Sydney Informatics Hub provides support and training for researchers, including data visualisation support. They also run a monthly drop-in Hacky Hour.
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