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Visualisation: visual representations of data and information
Visualisation: visual representations of data and information

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9.1 Exploring time-series data (optional)

This page expands on issues discussed in section 3.1.

If you would like to explore other Google search trends, you can find the tool here:

Other sets of time-series data can be found at:

  • Time Series Data Library A collection of time-series data drawn from many different subject areas.
  • UK National Statistics online This is the UK’s repository for National Statistics, where you can find all manner of UK-related data if you search hard enough!
  • Timetric A site you may already have used, in Activity 6, for displaying and analysing time-series data charts.

Several of these sites also provide closely integrated charting tools that let you explore the data in a visual way.

Activity 22 (exploratory)

Choose one or more of the above websites and spend up to 15 minutes exploring what it offers.