Visual Analytics

Description of Research

Visual Analytics has become an active area of study that aims to facilitate the analytical reasoning process through the creation of software that maximizes human capacity to perceive, understand, and reason about complex and dynamic data and situations. The goal is to gain insight from large amounts of disparate and conflicting data that posses varying levels of structure. Visual Analytics seeks to facilitate this process by means of interactive visual metaphors. In Visual Analytics, data is usually transformed to a suitable representation to promote in the discovery of interesting patterns.