Rashida Moiz


Master of Science in Computer Science

Faculty / School

Faculty of Computer Sciences (FCS)


Department of Computer Science

Date of Award

Spring 2018


Dr. Tariq Mahmood

Committee Member 1

Dr. Tariq Mahmood, Supervisor, Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi.

Project Type

MSCS Survey Report

Access Type

Restricted Access


Computer Science

Abstract / Summary

Abstract: The purpose of this survey is to identify the best charts suitable for different types of data and how to select the best chart. Data is the new asset; presenting the data in meaningful and presentably manner becomes a problematic task. There are many tools that makes this task easier but only the availability of these tools is not enough. Many techniques and steps have to be followed so that data can be converted into presentable information. There are three methods, discussed in this survey, to select the best chart; by the chart type itself, by what the user wishes to show e.g. relationships or distributions and by orientation and task of data. This survey is a guideline of hog to analyze the data & which chart is best for which type of data. It further shows how a combination of different charts can be used together to show what the user wishes to see and provide Ice business insights.


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