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Issue No. 01 - Jan.-Feb. (2018 vol. 20)
ISSN: 1521-9615
pp: 50-65
Ibrahim Tanyalcin , (IB)2, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Carla Al Assaf , KU Leuven
Julien Ferte , (IB)2, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Francois Ancien , (IB)2, Universite Libre De Bruxelles
Taushif Khan , (IB)2, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Guillaume Smits , (IB)2, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Marianne Rooman , (IB)2, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Wim Vranken , (IB)2, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
ABSTRACT
It's becoming increasingly challenging to efficiently visualize and extract useful insight from complex and big data sets. JavaScript stands out as a suitable programming choice that offers mature libraries, easy implementation, and extensive customization, all of which stay in the shadow of new and rapid developments in the language. To illustrate the use of JavaScript in a scientific context, this article elaborates on Lexicon, a collection of JavaScript libraries for generating interactive visualizations in bioinformatics and other custom libraries.
INDEX TERMS
Big Data, bioinformatics, data visualisation, interactive systems, Java
CITATION

I. Tanyalcin et al., "Lexicon Visualization Library and JavaScript for Scientific Data Visualization," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 50-65, 2018.
doi:10.1109/MCSE.2018.011111125
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