Data Visualization: a successful design process

Data Visualization: a successful design process

A structured design approach to equip you with the knowledge of how to successfully accomplish any data visualization challenge efficiently and effectively Overview A portable, versatile and flexible data visualization design approach that will help you navigate the complex path towards success Explains the many different reasons for creating visualizations and identifies the key parameters which lead to very different design options. Thorough explanation of the many visual variables and visualization taxonomy to provide you with a menu of creative options. In Detail Do you want to create more attractive charts? Or do you have huge data sets and need to unearth the key insights in a visual manner? Data visualization is the representation and presentation of data, using proven design techniques to bring alive the patterns, stories and key insights locked away. "Data Visualization: a Successful Design Process" explores the unique fusion of art and science that is data visualization; a
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Visual Storytelling with D3: An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript (Addison-Wesley Data & Analytics Series)

Visual Storytelling with D3: An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript (Addison-Wesley Data & Analytics Series)

Suddenly, infographics are everywhere. Everyone’s looking to incorporate them into websites, mobile apps, and other interactive environments. One tool offers you immense power for creating visually stunning web infographics. It’s called D3 (“Data-Driven Documents”), and Visual Storytelling with D3 is your start-to-finish guide to using it.   Top infographics expert Ritchie S. King covers both areas you need to master to build truly outstanding infographics with D3: design issues associated with crafting well-conceived infographics that communicate effectively; and technical issues associated with wielding the D3 JavaScript library. Combining a strong framework of design principles with detailed, practical instructions, this is the most comprehensive and coherent treatment of D3 ever written.   Drawing on his experience a working infographic artist, writer, and JavaScript programmer, King helps you rapidly put theory to practical use. You’ll discover:  Why some in
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The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization (Voices That Matter)

The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization (Voices That Matter)

Unlike any time before in our lives, we have access to vast amounts of free information. With the right tools, we can start to make sense of all this data to see patterns and trends that would otherwise be invisible to us. By transforming numbers into graphical shapes, we allow readers to understand the stories those numbers hide. In this practical introduction to understanding and using information graphics, you’ll learn how to use data visualizations as tools to see beyond lists of numbers and variables and achieve new insights into the complex world around us. Regardless of the kind of data you’re working with–business, science, politics, sports, or even your own personal finances–this book will show you how to use statistical charts, maps, and explanation diagrams to spot the stories in the data and learn new things from it. You’ll also get to peek into the creative process of some of the world’s most talented designers and visual journalists, including Condé Nast Tr
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Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics

Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics

Practical data design tips from a data visualization expert of the modern ageData doesn?t decrease; it is ever-increasing and can be overwhelming to organize in a way that makes sense to its intended audience. Wouldn?t it be wonderful if we could actually visualize data in such a way that we could maximize its potential and tell a story in a clear, concise manner? Thanks to the creative genius of Nathan Yau, we can. With this full-color book, data visualization guru and author Nathan Yau uses step-by-step tutorials to show you how to visualize and tell stories with data. He explains how to gather, parse, and format data and then design high quality graphics that help you explore and present patterns, outliers, and relationships.Presents a unique approach to visualizing and telling stories with data, from a data visualization expert and the creator of flowingdata.com, Nathan YauOffers step-by-step tutorials and practical design tips for creating statistical graphics, geographical maps,
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Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design

Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design

Make information memorable with creative visual design techniquesResearch shows that visual information is more quickly and easily understood, and much more likely to be remembered. This innovative book presents the design process and the best software tools for creating infographics that communicate. Including a special section on how to construct the increasingly popular infographic resume, the book offers graphic designers, marketers, and business professionals vital information on the most effective ways to present data. Explains why infographics and data visualizations work Shares the tools and techniques for creating great infographicsCovers online infographics used for marketing, including social media and search engine optimization (SEO)Shows how to market your skills with a visual, infographic resumeExplores the many internal business uses of infographics, including board meeting presentations, annual reports, consumer research statistics, marketing strategies, business plans,
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