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Promoting Data Visualization as a First Step

26 May

After having read the ‘Supervised Classification’ chapter of ‘Interactive and Dynamic Graphics for Data Analysis: With R and GGobi (Use R)‘ and thinking about how scientific visualization helps even with sophisticated numerical methods such as SVM (Support Vector Machines), I have come across a very relevant blog entry titled ‘Data visualization as a first step…and also an intermediate step and a last step‘. Following the links I have found an impressive article on the importance of data visualization by Michael D. Maltz: ‘Look Before You Analyze: Visualizing Data in Criminal Justice [PDF]

Time to delve deeper into wonderful GGobi software. Thanks to Andrew Gelman for refreshing my motivation.

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Posted by on May 26, 2009 in General

 

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