Hierarchical Data Visualization User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition
Hierarchical Data Visualization: Concept Definition
An information hierarchy is a specific form of information network in which the data is characterized by containment properties. For example; the structure of a training course may be broken down into segments, lessons, exercises, etc. This structure can be organized in a hierarchy. One of the easiest and most effective ways to present an information hierarchy is through the use of information visualization.
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How to Show Hierarchical Data with Information Visualization
Hierarchical data is essentially a specialized form of network data – in that while entities within the dataset do not have dependent relationships; they are all related to each other by the principle of containment. They, unlike standard data networks, do not use the principle of connection.A hierarchy begins with a root entity. This might be t...