Download e-book for iPad: Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data through the Eyes of by Julie Steele,Noah Iliinsky

By Julie Steele,Noah Iliinsky

Visualization is the picture presentation of information -- portrayals intended to bare advanced details at a look. examine the widespread map of the recent York urban subway process, or a diagram of the human mind. profitable visualizations are attractive not just for his or her aesthetic layout, but additionally for dependent layers of element that successfully generate perception and new understanding.

This ebook examines the tools of 2 dozen visualization specialists who procedure their tasks from numerous views -- as artists, designers, commentators, scientists, analysts, statisticians, and extra. jointly they reveal how visualization may help us make feel of the world.

  • Explore the significance of storytelling with an easy visualization exercise
  • Learn how colour conveys info that our brains realize earlier than we are totally conscious of it
  • Discover how the books we purchase and the folk we go together with exhibit clues to our deeper selves
  • Recognize a style to the insanity of air shuttle with a visualization of civilian air traffic
  • Find out how researchers examine unknown phenomena, from preliminary sketches to released papers

Contributors include:

Nick Bilton,Michael E. Driscoll,Jonathan Feinberg,Danyel Fisher,Jessica Hagy,Gregor Hochmuth,Todd Holloway,Noah Iliinsky,Eddie Jabbour,Valdean Klump,Aaron Koblin,Robert Kosara,Valdis Krebs,JoAnn Kuchera-Morin et al.,Andrew Odewahn,Adam Perer,Anders Persson,Maximilian Schich,Matthias Shapiro,Julie Steele,Moritz Stefaner,Jer Thorp,Fernanda Viegas,Martin Wattenberg,and Michael Young.

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