Keshif : The fastest way from data to insights
Keshif rapidly turns your data into a beautiful, effective, dynamic interface on your web browser.
Keşif (keshif) means discovery & exploration in Turkish.
Become the explorer of your data with the best practices at your fingertips.
Save time by instantly creating live visual charts and dashboards.
In five minutes, learn how to start your intuitive dialogue with data. Video
Answer your questions and discover unexpected trends in an instant.
Have more time to see your data effectively and discover rich insights.
Import your data to Keshif, create your data browser, explore relations, and share!

Use Cases

Used By

Features

Effective, consistent visualization out of the box.
Carefully designed to match your data & you.
Bar-chart | Histogram | Line-chart | Map | Matrix | Network
Intuitive, powerful, in-sync interaction with your data.
Mouse-over to highlight . Lock to compare .
Click to filter .
New perspectives into your data when it matters the most.
Trends by absolute or part-of relations.
Measurements by record count, total and average.
Scalable Design. Open-Source. Flexible. Customizable.

Exploration of up to hundreds of thousands of records.

Built for your web browser, using the web standards and technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and d3.

Data import from Google Sheet, CSV, JSON, XML files (local / cloud).
Extendible for custom data source and formats.

Customizable data browsers using the simple Keshif JS API.
See wiki for docs.

Media Coverage

[Publication] AggreSet: Rich and Scalable Set Exploration using Visualizations of Element Aggregations. Yalçın & Elmqvist & Bederson.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (INFOVIS 2015)
[Competition] Safety First: A Story on Restaurant Food Poisonings - Shortlisted, Information is Beautiful Awards, Food Poisoning Challenge, 2015.
[Citation] Visual Analysis and Dissemination of Scientific Literature Collections with SurVis, by F. Beck, S. Koch, and D. Weiskopf. VAST 2015
[Blog Post] Visual and Interactive Data via Keshif - Tools for the Web, June 2015
[Citation] Web-based Information Visualization Using JavaScript, by S. Güldamlasıoğlu. M.Sc. Thesis. Uni. of Tampere, School of Info. Sciences. 2015.
[Course Note] CS 7450 - Information Visualization by J. Stasko. Georgia Tech.
[Course Note] CS 294-10: Visualization by M. Agrawala, J. Hullman. University of California, Berkeley.
[Resource List] InfoVis Group at the University of British Columbia (T. Munzner)
[Featured] Hackernews & Reddit with discussions.

Demo and Examples

Explore over 150 public datasets made explorable with Keshif below.

Contact

To use Keshif for your applications, training and customizations, contact .
Join the maillist to share your question or use cases of Keshif.
Post to Github Issues to share your bug reports or specific feature requests.

Team

M. Adil Yalçın
Designer & Developer
Ph.D. Candidate, Human Computer Interaction Lab, Computer Science, UMD - College Park
Niklas Elmqvist
Advisor
Associate Professor, iSchool, University of Maryland, College Park
Ben Bederson
Advisor
Professor, Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park