Applying Big Data Visualization to Data Mining

The human mind is not built to see relationships and patterns in tabular data. If a presenter lists the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, the viewer may see that this is a simple progression. However, if the numbers are presented a little differently, such as 1.0, 2.07, 2.98, 4.11, 4.9, the relationship is not immediately clear, although the number pattern is essentially the same. However, if both of these sequences were plotted on a chart, the viewer would immediately see the two, nearly identical, line progressions.

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