Data visualization is the study of the visual representation of data, meaning "information that has been abstracted in some schematic form, including attributes or variables for the units of information"

learn more… | top users | synonyms

20
votes
2answers
520 views

Wind Map Artwork

I would like some help generating an image like the one seen below. The image above is an art piece called Wind Map by artists Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg. I would like to take wind ...
2
votes
2answers
229 views
28
votes
1answer
608 views

Visual representation of a Ranking over time (image provided)

[Disclaimer: I initially posted this question on stackOverflow 2 months ago and think it might be better suited for this forum (link to original question)] The graph below shows a ranking of ...
6
votes
1answer
373 views

Does anyone know a way to draw lines connecting nearest neighbor points in ListPlot[ ]?

I have a two-dimensional mesh that I am visualizing in Mathematica, with ListPlot[]. The mesh looks like this: Any ideas for how to connect all the nearest neighboring points with lines? Thanks, ...
6
votes
2answers
151 views

Visualizing subgraphs while specifying the locations of vertexes

I would like to visualize separate connected components of a graph defined by data points lying in the two-dimensional plane by surrounding each connected component subgraph by a bounding curve. I ...
2
votes
2answers
121 views

Forcing Ticks on Lower Left Corner of Plot

I have a graph that looks like this: I need to have it labeled so that 14 appears in the lower left (I know it's obvious but that's what the publication I'm working with wants). That makes the ...
0
votes
0answers
137 views

Comparing heavy tailed and non-heavy tailed distribution using Mathematica

I have data from a heavy tailed distribution (see picture 1) and a non-heavy tailed distribution (see picture 2) and want to compare it using a histogram on log-scale. However the picture 3 does not ...
8
votes
2answers
532 views

Mapping StreamPlot onto spherical surfaces

Suppose I have some vector field equations $(f(\theta,\phi), g(\theta,\phi))$. The StreamPlot can be created easily in 2D, but I would like to visualize the stream ...
1
vote
2answers
610 views

How can I plot a 3-variables function to identify the neutral surface and a region

I wanted to plot a 3-D solid region, in which my function f(x,y,z)= x (1/(1 + 0.06))^3 + y (1/(1 + 0.06))^2 + (2 z^2)/15 (Sin[10 Degree])^2 -z/3 Cos[10 Degree] ...
5
votes
0answers
113 views

Visualisation of intrinsic curvature [duplicate]

I know that Mathematica allows for a lot of nice visualisations, so here I am. I was thinking if one could visualise (using Mathematica) the fact that a 3d (or simpler a 2d one) Torus doesn't have ...
41
votes
4answers
2k views

Is there an easy way to use Matteo Niccoli's perceptual color maps for 2D plots in Mathematica?

I have been using the ubiquitous Jet color palette for 2D plots for some time now, and don't really care for it. Then I came across the series of blog posts, The rainbow is dead...long live the ...
2
votes
0answers
39 views

Visualise sets giving some relations on those sets

I'm not very experienced with wolfram, but I'm searching for a function that can basicly do the following. Giving some sets $A,B,C$ and some relations for example $B \subset A$,$C\subset B$. I would ...
3
votes
2answers
182 views

Problem with old code for a Calabi-Yau manifold

I would like to draw a Calabi-Yau space in Mathematica. From Andrew J. Hanson's paper (page 6) about this topic, I got the following code, which just does not show anything at all in my Mathematica ...
23
votes
3answers
1k views

Visualisation of a recursive function

Is there a way to nicely visualize recursive functions? (diagrams/plots) More specifically I'm looking for a way to make contrast (visually) between e.g. the cosine function which if continuously ...
6
votes
3answers
221 views

Weird output of DistributionChart

I have a larger data set and want to display it using DistributionChart. ...
5
votes
1answer
206 views

Visualization/colorization of many outliers in a BoxWhiskerChart

Imagine a larger data set which I want to display using BoxWhiskerChart. ...
28
votes
2answers
3k views

How to build a bvh (a motion capture file format) player in Mathematica?

How to build a bvh player that can be used to visualize human motions in Mathematica? Any idea or sample code would be appreciated. ...
2
votes
0answers
130 views

Lat-lon contour plots using geographic projections [closed]

I need to create contour plots of (lat,lon) quantities projected on geographic regions using different projections. Usually considering the entire world or hemispheres. Coastlines need to be present ...
2
votes
1answer
195 views

Dynamic process on graph

I have a question, which I failed to find an answer to myself. I'm a casual user of Mathematica, but do have some knowledge about Dynamic module and other "Advanced" features. My problem is ...
48
votes
4answers
2k views

Homotopy Visualization

I noticed that both the lower cased 'i' and the Apple logo  are topologically equivalent to the disjoint union of two closed discs. I'd like to animate a homotopy from the left to the right, can ...
39
votes
2answers
2k views

Möbius transformations revealed

Möbius Transformations Revealed is a short video that vividly illustrates the simplicity of Möbius transformations when viewed as rigid motions of the Riemann sphere. It was one of the winners in the ...
2
votes
2answers
147 views

How can I visualize an array of very small vectors spaced on very large grid? [duplicate]

I have data in the form points = {{1, 1, 1}, {1, 1, 2}, ...} vectors = {{2, 2, 5}, {2, 1, 7}, ...} Can somebody help to edit this data so I can ListVectorPlot a ...
4
votes
0answers
126 views

EquationTrekker-like behavior for state space?

EquationTrekker is great for phase space plots, however I want to plot the results of $$\phi '(t)=-b \sin (\phi (t))+g \sin (\Phi (t)-\phi (t))+1\\\Phi '(t)=g y \...
2
votes
1answer
170 views

Fix the size of vertices and arrow in graphs

I defined an option to draw nicely the graph. But I have a problem with the different size obtained. For example, the layout of the first graph is what I want to have for all other graphs I will ...
3
votes
0answers
105 views

Graph plotting: specify layers for layered drawing

Mathematica can do layered graph drawing with LayeredGraphPlot or GraphLayout -> "LayeredEmbedding". Is it possible to ...
18
votes
1answer
215 views

Systemic bugs in GraphPlot and related functions such as TreePlot and TreeForm

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier and fixed in 10.3.0 I believe I have come across a rather curious bug in TreeForm: ...
13
votes
3answers
481 views

Graphics3D: Opacity limitations

Trying to make a better-looking globe model, I start off with something like this To enhance the 3D effect, I want the lines further from the eye to be "grayer" than the lines closer to the eye, as ...
7
votes
1answer
481 views

How to create a real-time dashboard in Mathematica?

I am trying to figure out how to use Mathematica as a real-time interface. I've used Excel/ODBC connection to a SQL database to use the graphing functions within to get my real-time dashboard. I ...
1
vote
1answer
147 views

Distance between data and curve

I have two datasets: ...
6
votes
2answers
344 views

How to improve visualisation of trajectories in 3D space

I have a list of trajectories from a bunch of photons that travel inside a scattering medium. Each trajectory is a list of $(x,y,z)$ pairs. I'd like to visualise them in 3D space. I came up with the ...
2
votes
1answer
60 views

How can I make a clickable ArrayPlot that returns input?

I would like to create a dynamic ArrayPlot so that the rectangles, when clicked, provide the input. Can I use ArrayPlot for this?...
17
votes
2answers
602 views

Visualization: elliptical insights into data sets…

I was recently reading the following paper on visualization techniques using ellipses to gain statistical insights. Elliptical visualization for looking at correlations has briefly been touched on ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How to make custom discrete color data function

Attempting to make custom discrete color data function: my custom color: is it possible to use my custom color ...
0
votes
4answers
824 views

Plot graphs with ListPointPlot3D and different colours and size of points

Hello I am New in Mathematica. I have a set of points and I want to visualize in Wolfram Mathematica. I want to see big blue points and small green points in one picture. Big Blue points ...
10
votes
1answer
272 views

TableView displays negative numbers incorrectly

I'm trying to substitute TableForm with TableView because TableView is more handy with big data . But on my Mathematica 9.0.1 (ubuntu 14.04_64bit) there is a problem with negative numbers: ...
2
votes
1answer
121 views

Sharpening extrema using DensityPlot

I have a data set where I really care mainly about visualizing the highest and lowest areas. DensityPlot suits my needs well, but ideally the maxima and minima would pop more from the rest of the data....
6
votes
3answers
604 views

How to visualize a function with four arguments?

If I have a function, f[a, b, c, d], with a, b, c and d varying between 0 and 1 continuously. What would be the best way to explore this function visually with ...
9
votes
3answers
518 views

Showing the empty space in a Graphics3D plot

I would like to be able to visualize the empty space in a Graphics3D plot. For example, if I plot hexagonally close packed spheres using something like: ...
3
votes
1answer
422 views

Putting set elements into venn diagram

My problem has two parts. Before that I have two Lists/Sets. It suppose to be created them by two initial strings. In the first part, I need to show sets' elements in venn diagram. I can create venn ...
4
votes
1answer
373 views

Visualization of Gaussian Curvature

I need to visualize Gaussian Curvature of a parametric surface. There is a solution in this math.SE post. However, I'm not sure its working because when I draw a sphere it's all white, but it should ...
1
vote
3answers
460 views

Visualizing data on a world map - flexible record format

I have a list of members of a team, and I want to create a visualization on a world map. I want to plot them on a map, to see some clustering. The fields are: ...
8
votes
3answers
901 views

Visualization of matrix transformations

I define the "matrix transformation" here as follows: $\left[ \begin{matrix} x_1' \\ x_2' \\ \end{matrix} \right]=\left[ \begin{matrix} a & b \\ c & d \\ \end{matrix} \right]\...
3
votes
2answers
313 views

Horizontal Tree Layout? [duplicate]

I need to display arbitrary Expressions in TreeForm, but the standard vertical layout produces too many horizontally overlapping boxes. Am I doomed to rewriting ...
1
vote
1answer
255 views

show fit information on plot

After performing a fit in Mathematica, I would like to show the fitted parameters in a box on the plot showing the fitted function. How would I go about achieving that? Here is a MWE: ...
1
vote
1answer
125 views

Extracting Imported Information

What I want to do is to compare the relationship between the consumption of say beer and wine using scatter plots where each point designates the particular country (preferably named). I have tried to ...
4
votes
1answer
409 views

MATLAB to Mathematica: coneplot

Does Mathematica have a function, similar to the one called coneplot in MatLAB? Given some spatial coordinates $x, y, z$ and velocity components $v_x,v_y,v_z$, it ...
2
votes
1answer
130 views

Visualizing how the zeros for this function change as its input parameter changes?

I'm trying to explore how the zeros of a certain parameterized function change as its parameter changes. ...
2
votes
1answer
147 views

Represent more nested dataset with the same color in the PieChart

I have multiple dataset that I want to plot in PieChart, as in PieChart[{{2, 2}, {1, 2, 4}}, ChartLayout -> "Stacked"] Now here is the catch: I want the color ...
1
vote
1answer
238 views

SmoothDensityHistogram with logarithmic density

Is there a simple way for making SmoothDensityHistogram plots have logarithmic scaling for the density? With DensityHistogram it'...
1
vote
1answer
193 views

How to keep labels inside the box in BarChart3D

The following code ...