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Heatmap

Definition

A heat map is a graphical representation of data where the individual values contained in a matrix are represented as colors. "Heat map" is a newer term but shading matrices have existed for over a century.

What is 'Heatmap'

A visual representation of data using colors. A heatmap can be used with all sorts of data, from representing the number of foreclosures to the spreads of credit default swaps.

Explaining 'Heatmap'

Heatmaps became especially popular during the recession that began in 2008. Many people used heatmaps to quickly see the foreclosure rates in various states and compared them to heatmaps from previous months.


Further Reading


A Heatmap for Monitoring Systemic Risk in Norway
www.econstor.eu [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …

Interactive multi-objective particle swarm optimization with heatmap-visualization-based user interfaceInteractive multi-objective particle swarm optimization with heatmap-visualization-based user interface
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …

Dilemma not trilemma: the global financial cycle and monetary policy independenceDilemma not trilemma: the global financial cycle and monetary policy independence
www.nber.org [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …

Financial flows and the international monetary systemFinancial flows and the international monetary system
academic.oup.com [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …

Information and Financial Technologies in a System of Russian Banks' Digitalization: A Competency-Based ApproachInformation and Financial Technologies in a System of Russian Banks' Digitalization: A Competency-Based Approach
www.emerald.com [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …

The spatial economics of geothermal district energy in a small, low-density town: a case study of Mammoth Lakes, CaliforniaThe spatial economics of geothermal district energy in a small, low-density town: a case study of Mammoth Lakes, California
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …

Predicting webpage aesthetics with heatmap entropyPredicting webpage aesthetics with heatmap entropy
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …

A Data Science Solution to the Multiple-Testing Crisis in Financial ResearchA Data Science Solution to the Multiple-Testing Crisis in Financial Research
jfds.pm-research.com [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …

Deep learning for financial sentiment analysis on finance news providersDeep learning for financial sentiment analysis on finance news providers
ieeexplore.ieee.org [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …

The geography of green technology licensing in ChinaThe geography of green technology licensing in China
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
… zbwLeibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Leibniz Information Centre for Economics … evolution of these indicators over time using ribbon heatmaps and construct summary indicators … De-trending: Several heatmap indicators are de-trended, reflecting the fact that they are …



Q&A About Heatmap


How do you create a heatmap?

You create a heatmap using software that creates them for you.

What is a heat map?

A heat map is used to quickly view foreclosures across the United States.

When were heatmaps especially popular?

During the recession that began in 28, many people used heatmaps to quickly see foreclosure rates in various states and compared them to heatmaps from previous months.

Why would you use spread instead of price when comparing different items or groups?

You would use spread because it allows you to compare things more easily than just looking at their prices alone. For example, if you are trying to decide whether one house is better than another, you might look at how much larger one house's lot is than another's rather than simply looking at their sale prices alone."

What are some examples of where you could use a heat map?

Examples include viewing foreclosure rates in various cities or states, or viewing foreclosure rates by zip code.

Why would someone want to click and drag their mouse over different areas of the screen ?

They might want to see how certain geographic regions compare with each other , or they might want to see how certain demographic groups compare with each other .

Why would someone want to compare two things ?

They might want to know which one has more of something , or they might just be curious about how two things relate to each other .

How can a heatmap be used?

Heatmaps can be used with all sorts of data, from representing the number of foreclosures to the spreads of credit default swaps.

What does the term "interactive" mean in this context ?

Interactive means that users can interact with the data through clicking and dragging their mouse over different areas of the screen .

Is there anything else we should know about creating interactive web pages ?

Yes , there are several ways that people have created interactive web pages .

What does it mean when something is displayed on an interactive web page?

It means that it will be updated automatically as new information becomes available.

What does "spread" mean?

Spread refers to difference between two numbers or values. In this case, it refers to the difference between two prices or values.

Where can you use a heat map?

You can use a heat map to view foreclosures across the United States.

What is a heatmap?

A visual representation of data using colors.