Synopsis Visual presentation of scientific or abstract data.
Description Visualization is the activity of presenting scientific data or abstract structures in a visual form. There are several subareas: The Rascal:Vis library provides a framework for interactive visualization. Simple examples can be found in Recipes:Visualization.

Scientific visualization

Robert vam Liere and Wim de Leeuw have visualized liquid flows. There is also an animated version.


Information Visualization

Facebook's Friend Wheel shows the connection between friends:


Software Visualization

Stephen Eick visualizes the frequency of execution for each line in all source files of a software system.


Daniel Bierwirth shows the connections (colored lines) between system components (at outer circle).

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