Besides "but", "however", "although", what words can be used to mean "in contrast to what was just said" in written English?

For example,

Such analysis is challenging because it is high-dimensional and sparse, however, the result can be more useful and informative.

Can I use "nonetheless", "nevertheless", etc. Any other suggestions? Thanks!

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    Have you checked a thesaurus or two? Or a writing site? Folks who ask questions here are expected to do research before asking here, and to demonstrate the research. – AmE speaker Oct 26 '17 at 21:45
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    The comma before however needs upgrading. Also, notice that 'in contrast to the disadvantages involved in carrying out such analysis' is more accurate than 'in contrast to what was just said' as a synonym for 'however' here. – Edwin Ashworth Oct 26 '17 at 21:55
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    @EdwinAshworth Thanks for your help. You help me fix something I usually do not pay attention to. For the other comment, I feel the "unfriendliness" and "unfairness" of some people of this forum. If I did not do research, how do I get the suggestions of "nonetheless" or "nevertheless"? Do I need to copy-paste their meanings from dictionary to here? A lot of questions here like english.stackexchange.com/questions/3288/… they give much less details than my question they still get kind help. – Tony Oct 28 '17 at 11:46
  • Moreover, I don't quite believe the answer can be found in "common reference". I actually have gone to the university language center they cannot give suggestions other than what I give in the post. I am not asking how to use them, I am asking alternatives. When you judge people's post, have you done any research about your judgement's fairness, have you really done research if the question can be really found in "common reference"? The time you type the comment can be used to input a helpful tip, which can help me and other people with the same confusion. – Tony Oct 28 '17 at 11:49
  • I am not expecting answer for this question anymore, but again, I want to thank @EdwinAshworth. When you have the desire to judge people, Clare, sometimes think twice about it. – Tony Oct 28 '17 at 11:52