# Tagged Questions

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"

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### 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 ...
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### 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, ...
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### A better alternative to the paired bar chart

In an nice blog post about the horrors of the paired bar chart, Jonathan Schwabish proposes an elegant alternative, as follows. Instead of having parirs of yellow and blue bars, simply plot their ...
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### Visualize scalar field $f(x,y,z)$ in three dimension

I am trying to visualize scalar field in three dimension generated from some simulations with tuples $(x, y, z, w)$ where $w=f (x, y, z)$. Here is my first attempt ...
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### Controlling the size of Histogram in PlotLegends -> Histogram

I stumbled across this in the Mathematica documentation and thought it was pretty nifty except that the Histogram that appears as the plot legend is too small so the numbers on the histogram overwrite ...
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### VectorPlot3D - vectors starting at points

Normally the vectors in VectorPlot3D ar attached the middle. How to get them attached at the beginning (what is typical conventions in most textbooks) by use of VectorPlot3D ?
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### Truncate TreeForm to show only the top

For some expressions, TreeForm may grow very long. I'm only interested in the top levels of the expression. How can I get the tree form of only the first levels an ...
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### Wordcloud creates a messy image

I'm trying to use Wordcloud built in function (I'm using v10.3.0.0) but the result is not good. I'm using a list with expressions and respective weights: ...
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### How to get information from map using mouseover?

Assume I have the following zip code data: ...
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### 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 ...
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### Visualization of iteration procedure in NMinimize

I have this optimization code: ...
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### Building a molecule viewer: aesthetic rotations

I am working on building a molecule viewer in Mathematica and am running in to problems with controlling rotation of the molecule (which is rendered as a Graphics3D...
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### How to start simulating physical problems?

I'm quite new to Mathematica, I have version 9. I need to use it to simulate some physical problems. I know the equations (like Maxwell's equations and Newton's laws and so on), but I have no real ...
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### How to select interactively datasets to plot with Manipulate

I'm using Manipulate to visualize three datasets: Manipulate[ListPlot[WHAT -> what], {what, {dataset1, dataset2, dataset3}}] Now with this solution I can only ...
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### Visualize difference between members of the list

I want to visualize the difference between members of a set: set = {20, 36, 70, 96, 152, 301} This way I get the diffs: ...
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### BarChart with BarOrigin->Left: axis on top

This question is somewhat related to this one. Let's say this is the BarChart i want to make: ...
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### 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 ...
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### 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 ...
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### 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 ...
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### How to plot against scaled axes?

Say I have some plot, such as: Plot[Exp[-(x - 2)^2/(2*1^2)], {x, 0, 6}, AxesLabel -> {"x", "f(x)"}] But I want to present it with the axis labeled as ...
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### Draw only part of axis in graph

I'm looking to draw only one half of an axis in ContourPlot3D, mainly because I don't wan't the axis lines to be where the interesting stuff happens (intersection ...
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### How to use the “EdgeLayout” suboption of GraphLayout?

According to the documentation, GraphLayout has an EdgeBundling suboption, which can take the following values: ...
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### How can I avoid label collisions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I influence the spaces between labels on a BarChart How can I avoid label collisions in plot ticks and labels? For example, here is a histogram with colliding frame ...
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### How can I fill a wire-frame structure with gas in a Graphics3D drawing?

I am very poor at visualization. I want to make a transparent "building" filled with gas. I wrote the following code for the building and it's fine. ...
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### 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 ...
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### How can I fill an entire Building with transparent points? [duplicate]

I am posting the same code found at an earlier question, although the concept here is totally different. The following code corresponds to a building-shaped structure. ...
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### 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 ...
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### Comparing 2 Data Sets in a Single Plot

I have 2 data sets, data1 and data2 with large (in the thousands) amounts of data and I want to compare them in a plane. They ...
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### Color coded bar to represent numeric values

I would like to present data color coded in a bar. My data look like the following: {-2.5,-1.0,0.1,0.5,-0.24,-0.58,-0.58,-0.25,-1.4,2.1,1.8,-2.5,1.97} I would ...
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### I have a 2D space and I want to make it into a torus to replicate a paper

Suppose we have a 2D grid, divided by cells, and that we assign people to each cell. Each person has 4 neighbors, one in the cell above, another in the cell below, and neighbors in the cells to the ...
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### Visualizing a 2-dimensional PDF [duplicate]

I have empirical data that describes a 2-dimensional Probability Density Function and I want to visualize that data in a meaningful way using Mathematica. My first instinct is to use a 2D Heat map ...
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### Can GeoLabels be controlled?

I am making maps of stuff like population density and would like to add labels but GeoLabels makes it awfully busy. Here is an example. I would like to be able to control what gets written, the color, ...
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### Setting label in DendrogramPlot

I want to create a dendrogram with the labels being a visual representation of the data. Something like this: How can I do that in Mathematica? My attempt so far hasn't been very successful. The ...
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### Plotting Uncertainty for a Sample of Functions

I am trying to produce a plot showing the variation in a sample of functions. It should look like this plot or that plot. I tried to use SmoothDensityHistogram. ...