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Data Visualization: Glossary

Data visualization tools, services, and resources.


Data: pieces of information that, when combined and analyzed, describe that information

Data cleaning: the process of preparing data for analysis and visualization

Data literacy: the ability to understand, interpret, analyze, and work with data

Data management: the process of collecting, validating, sharing, storing, and preserving data securely and efficiently

Data visualization: the representation of data in a graphical form

Metadata: information structured in a way to describe other information.

Visual literacy: the ability to read, evaluate, analyze, use, and build visual information.

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