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Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Volume 2013, Article ID 969458, 7 pages
Review Article

Analytical Review of Data Visualization Methods in Application to Big Data

Novosibirsk State Technical University, St. Karla Marksa, 20-630073 Novosibirsk, Russia

Received 28 March 2013; Revised 29 September 2013; Accepted 10 October 2013

Academic Editor: Mohammad S. Alam

Copyright © 2013 Evgeniy Yur’evich Gorodov and Vasiliy Vasil’evich Gubarev. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper describes the term Big Data in aspects of data representation and visualization. There are some specific problems in Big Data visualization, so there are definitions for these problems and a set of approaches to avoid them. Also, we make a review of existing methods for data visualization in application to Big Data and taking into account the described problems. Summarizing the result, we have provided a classification of visualization methods in application to Big Data.