Fundamentals of Data Visualization

By Claus O. Wilke,

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Effective visualization is the best way to communicate information from the increasingly large and complex datasets in the natural and social sciences. But with the increasing power of visualization software today, scientists, engineers, and business analysts often have to navigate a bewildering array of visualization choices and options.

This practical…

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It is not enough for a data scientist to be able to analyze data and build ML models. You have to be able to communicate the insights to decision-makers concisely and accurately. This book shows you bad and good visualizations — you’ll be surprised by how often you would have defaulted to the bad way without the guidance provided by this book!

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