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Data Visualization Packages

Data Visualization Packages
(IDL, PV-Wave, AVS, VTK, ...)
Large-scale data visualization used to be the domain of supercomputers and specialized software toolkits. But with the advance of computers and graphics hardware, as well as the development of new generations of algorithms and interface technologies, Mathematica has been able to make high-quality automated data visualization a routine part of everyday computational work.
While traditional data visualization packages tend to require extensive ancillary programming and setup, Mathematica's unified architecture allows it to take an integrated approach that is both vastly simpler and more streamlined and achieves higher levels of quality and performance.
With immediate import in hundreds of standard and specialized formats and integrated access to external databases and web data sources, Mathematica provides the world's richest language for processing and transforming data. And drawing on its vast array of sophisticated numeric, geometric and discrete algorithms, as well as Wolfram Research's award-winning information design team, Mathematica provides a new generation of static and dynamic visualization that scales from immediate one-off projects to fully automated industrial-scale production systems.
With its unique document-centered interface, Mathematica allows you to integrate live visualization directly into documents, and export it in all standard screen, print and web formats. And with its instant interface creation technology, Mathematica also allows you to create fully interactive visualizations that provide a new level of dynamic experience for exploring data.
Data Visualization Package Features in Mathematica:
Key Advantages of Mathematica for Data Visualization:
Interoperability with Data Visualization Packages:
Interesting Tidbits:
  • Mathematica is used to automate visualization in many industrial settings
  • Mathematica visualizations regularly appear on the covers of top scientific journals
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