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Squarified tree maps

Squarified tree maps are a great way to display data in hierarchies

Squarified tree maps

Squarified tree maps don’t look like trees or maps. And they may not be square. They give us a way to present a visualization of proportions within hierarchies.

See some at Google images or download Sequoia View to see a tree map of the files on your own computer.

General background

Wikipedia, as always, has a good introduction and a good set of links.

History and algorithms

Tools to make your own squarified tree maps

Last reviewed 17 September 2007