Questions tagged [sankey-diagram]

Sankey diagrams are a specific type of flow diagram, in which the width of the arrows is proportional to the flow quantity.

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Alluvial plot vs. Sankey diagram

Is there any difference between an Alluvial plot and a Sankey diagram? Are these two names for the same thing?
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Sankey-like diagram with merging

I understand that the true Sankey diagram specifically accounts for movement of a constant amount of something through a system or process; but I find myself wanting to make the same sort of graceful ...
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What is this chart of before and after data called?

I saw this chart on the BBC today: I would like to create a similar chart, but i do not know what the chart is called to learn how to build this in R.
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Chart suggestions for data flow

I am working on a project in R using the General Social Survey that charts the numbers of one religious group who convert to another (Catholic $\rightarrow$ Evangelical, Evangelical $\rightarrow$ None,...
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Longitudinal data, 4 years, 3 levels - wanting to visualise transitions

I have a dataframe which in R looks somewhat like this. ...
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Right data visualization for employee progression data: Sankey, mosaic or parallel sets?

The data set is employee progression data from date of joining through the years getting promoted from one grade to the next at different points depending on tenure in that grade, employee performance ...
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Analyzing Sankey diagrams statistically?

Sankey diagrams are helpful for visualizing multiple, interacting processes: Are there any statistical tools available that can analyze the interactions of multiple processes? I'm aware of sequence ...
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What is the name of this kind of visualization, with arrows showing count of different subsets? [duplicate]

What is the name of this kind of visualization? It uses arrows to show the count of parts of the sample set of an experiment. This is from "Measuring Reproducibility in Computer Systems Research." ...
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What is the proper name for a “river plot” visualisation [duplicate]

In a famous plot, Charles Minard visualised the losses of the French Army in the Russian campaign of Napoleon: (another nice example is this xkcd plot) Is there a canonical name for this type of ...
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Best way to visualize attrition using R?

Thru this site I've recently discovered Sankey Diagrams, a great way to visualize what is happening in a traditional flow chart. Here is a good example of a Sankey Diagram by George M. Whitesides and ...
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Visualising successive proportions

I am trying to visualise some consumer data, which has 4 categories. Users are free to switch between different categories. I would like to visualise the last three or four switches for each ...