Visualization Dimensions for High-Performance Big Data Analytics

  • Pethuru Raj
  • Anupama Raman
  • Dhivya Nagaraj
  • Siddhartha Duggirala
Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN)


Data are becoming more complex and huge in both size and velocity. Experts predict that we will be generating 50 times as much data in the future as we do currently. The big data revolution is not about the quantity of data. Rather, it is about the related insights and subsequent actions. Data visualization assists us in understanding both the insights and the data. We as humans process visual information better than analytical numbers. How does the visualization actually help? What does it take to create a good visualization? What are the different visualization techniques available? What are the different visualization tools we can use? These are the questions discussed in this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pethuru Raj
    • 1
  • Anupama Raman
    • 1
  • Dhivya Nagaraj
    • 1
  • Siddhartha Duggirala
    • 2
  1. 1.IBM IndiaBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Indian Institute of TechnologyIndoreIndia

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