Scale-Stack Bar Charts

@article{Hlawatsch2013ScaleStackBC,
  title={Scale-Stack Bar Charts},
  author={Marcel Hlawatsch and Filip Sadlo and Michael Burch and Daniel Weiskopf},
  journal={Comput. Graph. Forum},
  year={2013},
  volume={32},
  pages={181-190}
}
It is difficult to create appropriate bar charts for data that cover large value ranges. The usual approach for these cases employs a logarithmic scale, which, however, suffers from issues inherent to its non-linear mapping: for example, a quantitative comparison of different values is difficult. We present a new approach for bar charts that combines the advantages of linear and logarithmic scales, while avoiding their drawbacks. Our scale-stack bar charts use multiple scales to cover a large… CONTINUE READING

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