Optimal Transport Problem with Python and Tableau

The optimal transport problem or the Monge-Kantorovich transportation problem is a linear programming problem about the optimal transportation plan from departure points to destination points, with minimal transportation costs. Solving transport problems has a huge role in economics. In this article I will show how to solve such problems using an example and describe how you can visualize the results of a solution.

Joy Plot on the Map in Tableau

Disclaimer: Joy Plot in Tableau are not always the best option for analytical and business cases, but you can use them in bespoke visualizations. In any case, you can extend your knowledge about Tableau by creating such types of charts. This article is about a type of geodata visualization in which values are encoded by…

Animated Streamgraph in Tableau

A streamgraph, or stream graph, is a type of stacked area graph which is displaced around a central axis, resulting in a flowing, organic shape. Areas display changes in the values by category over time. This article describes creating of this type of chart in Tableau.

3D Models in Tableau

The blog post describes approaches to creating three-dimensional models in Tableau. 3D Models are not a common way of using Tableau, but they can be a great way to explore Tableau’s capabilities and deepen your knowledge of the platform

Parametric Portraits in Tableau

Math is beautiful!
The goal of the article is to show to Tableau users that math it is not only boring numbers and it is possible to describe anything by math equations and draw it.
It’s hard to imagine the dataset for the visualization of portraits contains only 2 values: 0 and 500. The portrait’s curves draw by using parametric equations for X and Y axes.