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visualization or visualisation (ˌvɪʒʊəlaɪˈzeɪʃən, -zjʊ-, ˌvɪʒʊəlaɪˈzeɪʃən, -zjʊ-)
1.  the act or an instance of visualizing
2.  a technique involving focusing on positive mental images in order to achieve a particular goal
visualisation or visualisation

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visualisation definition

Making a visible presentation of numerical data, particularly a graphical one. This might include anything from a simple X-Y graph of one dependent variable against one independent variable to a virtual reality which allows you to fly around the data.
Gnuplot is the Free Software Foundation's utility for producing various kinds of graphs.
Usenet newsgroup:
The Computer Graphics Resource Listing contains pointers to several visualisation tools. FAQ (
Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago (
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