# Seaborn - Introduction

**Seaborn** is an open source, BSD-licensed Python data visualization library based on matplotlib. It provides a high-level interface for drawing attractive and informative statistical graphics.

Seaborn helps users to resolve the two major issue faced when working with Matplotlib, which are:

- Default Matplotlib parameters
- Working with data frames

## Important Features of Seaborn

Seaborn library is a Python data visualization library based on Matplotlib. It is meant to serve as a complement, and not a replacement of Matplotlib. However, it comes with some important features:

- Visualizing statistical relationships
- Visualizing distributions of data
- Plotting with categorical data
- Built in themes for styling matplotlib graphics
- Visualizing univariate and bivariate data
- Fitting in and visualizing linear regression models
- Visualizing regression models
- Plotting statistical time series data
- Controlling figure aesthetics
- Seaborn works well with NumPy and Pandas data structures
- It comes with built in themes for styling Matplotlib graphics