Bar Charts

A bar chart or bar graph is a chart with rectangular bars with lengths proportional to the values that they represent. The bars can be plotted vertically or horizontally. A vertical bar chart is sometimes called a column bar chart.
Posts about Bar Charts
  • 7 Cardinal Sins Of Chartmaking

    … that has a part to whole relationship that doesn’t add up to a logical whole. Pie charts, stacked area charts, or stacked bar charts are a few examples of charts with a part to whole relationship. When these charts are used for percentage data and that data doesn’t add up to a total of 100%, the whole chart doesn’t make sense. 4. Poor Labeling…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 21 readers -
  • Listing Physical Visualizations

    … Dragicevic have been working hard on developing and evaluating methods for visualizing data in the physical world. Their recent work on physical 3D bar charts shows that making things tangible has an advantage over digital 3D and even 2D visualizations. One part of evaluating the physical world as a place for visualizations to exist is to look…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Three implications for Big Data and your marketing department

    … Unless your Big Data is coming from a proprietary source, it’s likely that your competitors are seeing the same bar charts that you are. For example, what if you were a marketing executive for a cellular service company and you were looking at a data display indicating the geographic pockets in America that are using the most data minutes/day…

    {grow}in Google- 2 readers -
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