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Multivariate Data Visualization

Statistical and Numerical Computing

  1. A.I. McLeod,
  2. S.B. Provost

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vam048

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

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McLeod, A. and Provost, S. 2006. Multivariate Data Visualization. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 3.

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  1. University of Western Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


Multivariate data visualization is an exciting area of current research by statisticians, engineers and those involved in data mining. This article first gives a brief overview of the most important current software available for data visualization and then discusses the general principles or philosophy involved in data visualization. This is followed by a discussion of some of the most interesting and useful multivariate graphical techniques.