The investigator may need more flexibility than a data flow system can provide. This can happen if the visualization tasks need to be more tightly coupled with the aMlication. It can also happen if the intemal data fommats are inadequate for the problem in hand.
In such a case, the investigator may decide to construct a purpose built visualization system. The possible ingredients include:
It is advisable to carefully consider the facilities that data systems already (or will shortly) provide before committing to the effort required.
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