I haven't programmed much for years. Now I want to play around with different ways of visualising the Ulam Spiral and I'd like suggestions for the right tools to use. I want to generate or load arrays of (say) 100,000 numbers, depict them on a 2- or 3-d graph, and move the lighting and/or viewing angle to give an impression of depth. Details inside. [more inside]
ExcelFilter: I have two columns of data- column one is every day in a month, column two is attendance. I'd like to have a line graph that shows the data split into 7 lines- one for Mondays, one for Tuesdays, etc. How can I do this?
I remember seeing some visual previews of MLB games (or maybe playoff series) somewhere about 4-5 years ago. The previews had offensive and defensive stats (probably advanced stats) for each team, graphed in opposition to each other. I have vague memories of what it looked like, described inside. Could you help me find them? [more inside]
This happens all the time in my work: I see a chart of valuable data, I want the exact numeric values or close approximations but the data is (purposely) unlabeled, or perhaps only key data is labeled. Is there a way to automatically estimate the values? [more inside]
Hey guys, what I'm trying to do is very simple I just never really use Excel. I have two unrelated fields, categories, or columns, that I'd like to depict in a bar graph showing the amount of records that have been completed out of the total. The data are values, in my case "Yes", not numbers. I used the countif() formula to count every cell that has "yes". But I'm not really sure what I have to do next. Do I need to create another row showing what percentage this number is from the total amount of records, 136/633? And then create a bar graph from just that cell? When I just highlight all the cells for both columns and click bar graph it doesn't even fully show me a graph so I'm obviously not doing it right. Ideally, I'd like the y-axis to just show 0-100% and the total number of records(633) with marks maybe at 25% intervals. The x-axis to have my two column names and then the bars showing the percentage of records that have "yes" for these columns out of the total with a count included also. If anyone could help me out that would be great. Thanks a ton in advance.
When is it more appropriate to use a rose (or radar) chart vs. a bar/line/pie chart? Bonus points if you can point to studies showing why some types of charts are better than others for understanding information. [more inside]
I'm looking for a piece of software (webapp?) that will allow someone to upload and position (and maybe re-size) some static images around on the screen so they can get their ideal combination of objects and positions. [more inside]
We are storing information about application hits in a database. Sadly my database/excel skills are pretty limited and I'd like some help getting more info out of the information we have. [more inside]
So I take it that the OkTrends blog was killed off after Match bought OkCupid. Where can I now get my regular fix of really interesting statistics presented at a level that the lay person can understand? (I already know about Nate Silver and xkcd's What If.)
I'm looking for examples of informative nonfiction books that are heavily illustrated, but are not textbooks. [more inside]
What type of chart do I want to show that one number is several times as many as another? [more inside]
I'm looking for a good, simple plotting package. [more inside]
I'm teaching a minicourse about networks, graphs, and computation to a non-technical audience (mostly grad students in the humanities.) What's the right software platform? [more inside]
Tips for making attractive charts/graphs? (In Excel/Illustrator, but I'm not bound to those). [more inside]
History of ram: How far back would you have to go before 912 GB ram was more than all the ram in the world? A follow up question: is there a graph or something that shows how much ram exists throughout history? [more inside]
I am planning on teaching a course on data visualization to some Ph.D. students in the social sciences, and could use some ideas about designing the syllabus. If you have taken or taught such a course, I would especially value your input, but I would also love to hear from any among you who have experience doing data visualization. [more inside]
Are there online resources that will let an amateur make slick, professional infographics, graphs, charts or images+text? Or communities of designers that do quick, topical visualization challenges? Further details inside. [more inside]
I have a Word document with Word-generated bar graphs, and an InDesign document. I have to get the graphs into the InDesign document and I'm getting a little stuck. [more inside]
A (free) software tool for gorgeous and effortless (pie, bar,...) graphs? [more inside]
What are some super simple graph making programs? [more inside]
Can you help me change the color on part of a chart in Excel 2010? [more inside]
Better-looking scatterplot using data from an OpenOffice calc spreadsheet? [more inside]
Is there a name for this type of graph?
Tell me about the most comprehensive diagram resources ever? [more inside]
I'm looking for a site that will take a string of characters, like a name, and provide an equation that, when mathematically graphed out, draw out that string of characters on the graph.
PowerpointN00Bfilter: How do I use the graphing functions in PP and Excel to simply display 2 columns showing two different values of x% of something? [more inside]
Thesis font question: do I use the same font for the text body and graphs? Any serif-favorites beyond Times New Roman? [more inside]
How do I chart my life? I'm using an Android App to input information against a date/time such as weight/mood/alertness/alcohol units etc. How can I easily view all this data on a big chart so I can see what relationships might exist? [more inside]
I need to graph/chart the information below, but I am not sure what format tells the whole story. Can you help? [more inside]
Statistics question: is it possible to test sets of cumulative data for significant differences in rate? [more inside]
Help me find online map based tracking tools [more inside]
How can I visualize the pharmacokinetics of a drug? Is there a way to create a graph of the blood plasma levels of a drug including the fluctuations caused by time of administration? [more inside]
I have some friends collecting movie & music data for the month of August - what are some innovative/interesting things I can do with the results? [more inside]
Any advice on the best way of organising images and graphs for a PhD student? [more inside]
I'm looking for a website about/for people that like to collect data about themselves. [more inside]
What the best way to put two-coordinate graphs in a LaTex document? [more inside]
Do you know good sources for historical mathematics images, specifically the Bridges of Königsberg by Leonhard Euler? [more inside]
Does anyone have software recommendations for making Venn diagrams? Especially complicated ones? [more inside]
Can you suggest an online weight tracker that meets my requirements? [more inside]
I need to design some really cool (elegant but very simple and clean) charts and/or graphs for a small brochure... any good resources you can point me to for inspiration? (Preferably websites, not books. I'm working on this tonight.) [more inside]
Who creates those incredibly beautiful artworks which interpret literature graphically by theme, word usage etc.?
Art Filter: Who creates those incredibly beautiful artworks which interpret literature graphically by theme, word usage etc.? [more inside]
How (if possible) can you find the domain and range of a graph on a graphing calculator (which in my case is a TI-84 Plus)?
Best ways to visually explore a large survey data set? [more inside]
Excel help: How do I make a chart which displays my values as bars extending above and below a particular line. [more inside]
Can you help me find funny graphs/charts to show in my university level statistics class? They don't have to be technically correct, I just want something to put onscreen while the students are coming into class. Stuff like this is ok, but SFW is preferable.
Elegant and simple way to create nice-looking graphs/charts from raw data? [more inside]
In data graphing and visualization, are there any existing standards for false-color or pseudo-color images?
What software can I use to make pretty microeconomics-style graphs? [more inside]
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