What is Data Visualization?
Data visualization is an interdisciplinary realm that uses visual elements such as charts, graphs, maps, infographics, etc., to display the information contained in the data in the most friendly and accessible way.
It can be said that data visualization is about “translating” information into a visual context to make it understandable and to make it possible to pull insights from the story the data tells. Data visualization ease-out understanding trends, outliers, and patterns in large data sets.
Data visualization popularity has catapulted in a digital era as analyzing massive amounts of information became crucial in making decisions.
Data science vs. data visualization
Data science is the area of interpreting data and converting them into specific insights, while data visualization involves representing the data and can be considered a subset of data science.