TOP-DOWN DATA ANALYSIS WITH TREEMAPS

Martijn Tennekes, Edwin de Jonge

Abstract

Statistics Netherlands produces statistics about the economic activity in The Netherlands. These statistics are based on survey data and administrative sources, such as value added tax (VAT). A recent trend in the production of official statistics is to use a top-down analysis, which means that analysts first analyze high level aggregated data, and then zoom in on a more detailed level when necessary. In this paper, we discuss how treemap visualizations can be used for this top-down approach. We use comparison treemaps and density treemaps. Finally, we introduce a method to visualize confidence intervals in treemaps.

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Tennekes M. and de Jonge E. (2011). TOP-DOWN DATA ANALYSIS WITH TREEMAPS . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-46-1, pages 236-241. DOI: 10.5220/0003368102360241


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ivapp11,
author={Martijn Tennekes and Edwin de Jonge},
title={TOP-DOWN DATA ANALYSIS WITH TREEMAPS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={236-241},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003368102360241},
isbn={978-989-8425-46-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IVAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)
TI - TOP-DOWN DATA ANALYSIS WITH TREEMAPS
SN - 978-989-8425-46-1
AU - Tennekes M.
AU - de Jonge E.
PY - 2011
SP - 236
EP - 241
DO - 10.5220/0003368102360241