Data visualization and choosing the right plot

About this video

There are ways to plot and visualize your data e.g., bar charts, line charts, scatterplots, histograms, bubble charts, and many more.

Part 2 of our “Thinking numbers in pictures: Data visualization for research articles” will guide you through choosing the right plot to visualize your data.  

About the presenter

Dr Robert Kosara
Dr Robert Kosara

Data Visualization Developer at ObservableHQ 

Robert Kosara is Data Vis Developer at Observable. Prior to Observable, he was Lead Research Scientist at Tableau Software and Associate Professor of Computer Science at UNC Charlotte. He has created visualization techniques like Parallel Sets and performed research into the perceptual and cognitive basics of visualization. Recently, Robert’s research has focused on how to communicate and collaborate with data, and how storytelling can be adapted to incorporate data, interaction, and visualization.