The Fifth Elephant 2012

Finding the elephant in the data.

Seeing through the Haze - Advanced Visualisations using Python

Submitted by Vinayak Hegde (@vin) on Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Section: Data Visualization Technical level: Advanced Session type: Demo

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Abstract

How to use advanced visualizations to see multidimensional data using python libraries.

Outline

This Tutorial/Demo will go indepth into how to use Python libraries to represent, analyze and visualize multidimensional data. Some of the advanced visualizations that will be covered at heatmaps, treemaps, streamgraphs, Hinton diagrams and more.

Requirements

The attendee should be familiar with Python and basic python data structures. A knowledge of basic charting (pie,bar,line) and their usage - (why|when|how) to use them - will be helpful.

Speaker bio

Vinayak Hegde is Head of Engineering (Marketplace Management) at Inmobi. He has been active in opensource software community for more than a decade. He has been writing code in mainstream as well as esoteric programming languages on a variety of operating systems. He is a computer networking and data geek.

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