Principles of data visualization

Choosing the right chart

You will want to choose different chart types depending on the relationship or message you want to convey. Fortunately, we live in the future and awesome people have created wonderful tools to help you find the most appropriate graph for your data. Take a look through some of these resources - these will come in handy when you start working on your final project:

Making plots with ggplot2

Polishing ggplot2 plots

Choosing colors

Animating ggplot2 plots


EMSE 4197 (CRN 78916): Exploratory Data Analysis - Spring 2020
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