A diagram is a symbolic representation of information based on specific visualization techniques. Most diagrams are images constructed 2 dimensional. Only sometimes the image is constructed with 3D building blocks are the whole image is constructed in a three-dimensional space.
- A collective term for any visual information device, like the term "illustration" often used as a representative term, to stand for the whole class of technical genres, including graphs and tables.
- The specific class of visual display, that show qualitative data with shapes that are connected by lines, arrows, or other visual links
There are numerous of different diagrams, and there is no general excepted standard of classification. Diagrams can be divided by:
- Type of media
- Geometical shape
- Time dependence
- Field of science
Type of media
Block diagram chart graph tables technical illustration technical drawing
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- Triangle, see Category:Triangle models
Time depence of the subject
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