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Data Visualization

Introduction to data visualization resources at the Georgia Tech Library


D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS. D3’s combines powerful visualization components and a data-driven approach to DOM manipulation. D3 allows its users to create anything imaginable. D3 functions are very useful and high level enough to create visualizations piece by piece.


Get started from D3.js website with installation instruction and use documentation.

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A resource page for D3 beginners


Tecplot specializes in visual data analysis. it integrates into engineering workflows and cuts time in understanding fluid dynamic (CFD), simulation and experiment results. The most popular product is Tecplot 360, which is a computational fluid dynamics and numerical simulation used in post processing simulation results. Common use cases for this product include calculating grid quantities (aspect ratios, skewness, orthogonality, and stretch factors), normalizing data, and so much more post processing analysis.


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CARTO (formerly CsartoDB) is a web-based interactive GIS mapping tool. One strength of CARTO is its capability of analyzing and presenting time-sequence data. Users can use CARTO free platform or their own open-source platform for data analysis and visualization. 


Get strarted with CARTO's free version here.

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