# Visualizing Sequences in the Social Sciences

@article{Fasang2014VisualizingSI, title={Visualizing Sequences in the Social Sciences}, author={Anette Eva Fasang and Tim Futing Liao}, journal={Sociological Methods \& Research}, year={2014}, volume={43}, pages={643 - 676} }

Visualization is a potentially powerful tool for exploration and complexity reduction of categorical sequence data. This article discusses currently available sequence visualization against established criteria for graphical excellence in the visual display of quantitative information. Existing sequence graphs fall into two groups: They either represent categorical sequences or summarize them. The authors propose relative frequency sequence plots as an informative way of graphing sequence data… Expand

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