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Making a visible presentation of numerical data, particularly a graphical one. This might include anything from a simple X-Y graph of one dependent variable against one independent variable to a virtual reality which allows you to fly around the data.

Gnuplot is the Free Software Foundation's utility for producing various kinds of graphs.

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The Computer Graphics Resource Listing contains pointers to several visualisation tools. FAQ.

Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago.
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In its ninth year, the Visualisation Development Competition invited researchers to submit proposals to develop research projects using Tamuq's 3D Immersive Visualisation Facility, which utilises scientific visualisation to create three-dimensional images and graphics that aid in analysing complex numerical representation.
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Epiviz also incorporates a number of visualisation techniques for location-based data, including genomic regions of interest, and feature-based data, including gene expression, utilising interactive data visualisation methods not available in web-based genome browsers.
TREATMENT GENDER GAIN MEAN SD No visualisation Male (n=28) 1.75 2.08 (n=l2av Female (n=101) 1.74 2.82 Visualisation (n=129) Male (n=28) 2.54 2.27 Female (n=101) 1.75 2.74 Table 3: Learning gains by gender and treaimenf.
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Adaptive Planning will now be able to expand the footprint of its solutions beyond corporate performance management to provide cloud-based visualisation and business intelligence services.
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Centrifuge Systems Inc, a provider of business intelligence software, today announced the availability of a new version of its eponymous data visualisation technology with the release of Centrifuge 1.8.