What are Vector Graphics? Data Visualization


A vector graphic is a composed of geometric object and is next to raster (bitmap Image) the second way of representing a image

It represents object not by their pixel as in raster (bitmap Image) but by their properties (length,…)

The geometrical primitives of a vector graphic are:

The most known vectoriel representation format is SVG


Vector vs Raster

Raster (BitMap) Image is the second type of What are images? (also known as pictures).

Scaling problem: There is no pixelation or blurring on high-resolution screens as there would be if the graphic was raster and needed to scale up.


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