bubble chart

bubble chart

[′bəb·əl ‚chärt]
(computer science)
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bubble chart

A chart that uses bubble-like symbols often used to depict data flow diagrams.
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I want to understand what's going on, but I need a bubble chart to keep tabs, to be perfectly honest.
A color-coded bubble chart represents market share, market attractiveness, and program contribution margin, with each bubble representing one program (figure 2).
Furthermore, in order to make an easy relative comparison of the number of posts and comments published by each member of the group simultaneously, we selected a bubble chart sorting the users according to the number of comments in the yy' axis (height of the bubble center) and using diameter for the bubble proportional to the number of posts.
This bubble chart represents contributions made by Steve Hotze and his political action committee, Conservative Republicans of Texas.
Other options include bar chart, histogram, bubble chart, scatterplot, pie chart, matrix chart, tree maps, standard maps, and tools for tracking changes over time.
To see the parts of a whole, select a pie chart or treemap, comparative or conventional; to compare a set of values, select bar or bubble chart or block histogram; to see relationships among data points, there's a matrix chart, network diagram, or scatter-plot; there are world and country maps; and to track differences over time, there are line and stack graphs and a stack graph for categories.
At one point, to illustrate the complex process of thought, he drewan imaginary bubble chart in the air in what would have become a gimmick for lesser talents.
The real power of the Data Explorer is revealed when choosing variables on the side and choosing the type of chart display (line, bar, map, or bubble chart).
This interactive bubble chart visualizes those spending categories by candidate, political party and election type in the second half of 2010.
A bubble chart allows a multiple dimensional view on a two-axis plane by varying the size and shape of individual bubbles.
31, 2010, into an interactive bubble chart so readers can explore the aggregated spending totals by category, candidate or political party.