Horizon graphs allow large amounts of information to be shown in a cramped space with out a loss of resolution. In the examples the time series in the x-axis is maintained while the y-axis information the height, is able to be displayed in a fraction of the height. By segmenting and overlaying the information vertically, and color coding the values where the denser the color the higher the value, comparative analysis of large amounts of data is easy.
Time on the Horizon article from Visual Business Intelligence Newslettertags:graph infoviz
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