Data Mining - (Descriptive|Discovery) Analysis
1 - About
Descriptive function are always unsupervised
See also Data Quality - Data Profiling.
By presenting information visually and allowing dynamic user control through direct manipulation principles, it is possible to traverse large information spaces and facilitate comprehension. In a few tenths of a second, humans can recognize features in megapixel displays, recall related images, and identify anomalies. Visual Information Seeking: Tight Coupling of Dynamic Query Filters with Starfield Displays Christopher Ahlberg and Ben Shneiderman