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Why are visualisations important?

Watch the video to explore some key examples and comparisons that would make you realise the importance of visualisations in general. Links You can find the links to the interactive …

Bar charts in Matplotlib

If you noticed, in all the charts so far, we’ve been plotting line charts using Matplotlib. What about other types of charts? For the purpose of quantitative comparisons, let us …

Scatter plots in Matplotlib

Scatter plots are drawn with the Axes.scatter method. Similar to the plot method, they take at least two arguments, the x- and y-positions of the data points, as lists, arrays, …

Annotating time series data

So far we have learned about the process of date locator and formatters and have also tried plotting time series data on Matplotlib. Let’s see how to annotate the data …

Complex charts

3-D plots Ask an expert and they would always suggest that you use 3-D plots sparingly – and that is correct! Generally, 3-D plots are only used in scenarios where …

Complex relationships

Data caused a shift Today, every manager, analyst, engineer, or even an educator needs to have the basic skill of visual communication. This shift is because of the ever-rising transfer …

Tips and tricks: Charts in Excel

Excel is a very powerful tool that can be used for a range of business functions. This software is useful for storing data sets, deductions, and calculations by feeding formulas, …

Types of visualisations

What is data visualisation? Data visualisation is a way to communicate data through clear, interpretable diagrams and charts. To make this happen, you convert raw data into readable forms. There …

Explanatory or exploratory

When to use what? This does not necessarily have a black and white answer. As with so much data around us, from so many sources (we covered this in part …

Histograms in Matplotlib

While drawing a histogram, you will rely on the Axes.hist method. In its simplest use, it takes a single argument x, which is a list / array of values to …

Getting started with Matplotlib

Before we delve any deeper and get ready for an immersive experience of learning to build plots using Matplotlib, watch this video to: understand what plotting time series data really …

Getting started with Matplotlib

Before we delve any deeper and get ready for an immersive experience of learning to build plots using Matplotlib, watch this video to: understand what plotting time series data really …

Why are visualisations important?

Watch the video to explore some key examples and comparisons that would make you realise the importance of visualisations in general. Links You can find the links to the interactive …