Stream Graphs

Devin Knight continues his visualization series with the Stream Graph:

Key Takeaways

  • Works and looks similar to a Stacked Area Chart but with a wiggle feature that gives it a more fluid look and feel

  • Great for displaying data that changes over time

At first, I read this as “Steam Graph,” which made it sound like a steampunk visualization with unnecessary pipes and mechanical accouterments, but alas, it was not meant to be.  I do like the stream graph visual, though.

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