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Visualization basics [visualize]

(Builds on: Data basics)
(Leads to: Exploratory data analysis (1D), ggplot2 extensions, ggplot2 calls, Discrete-continuous relationships, Distributions)

Data visualization is one of the most important tools of data science. It’s also a great place to start learning a programming language because you get an immediate payoff that will help you keep motivated as you push through initial frustrations.


This chapter will give you the basics of ggplot2, allowing to create simple, but informative, plots.