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Designing data visualizations

Author: Noah P N Iliinsky; Julie Steele, (Graphic designer)
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Data visualization is an efficient and effective medium for communicating large amounts of information, but the design process can often seem like an unexplainable creative endeavor. This concise book aims to demystify the design process by showing you how to use a linear decision-making process to encode your information visually. Delve into different kinds of visualization, including infographics and visual art,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noah P N Iliinsky; Julie Steele, (Graphic designer)
ISBN: 9781449312282 1449312284
OCLC Number: 747533358
Notes: "Intentional communcation from data to display"--Cover.
Description: xii, 93 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Classifications of visualizations --
Source trinity : ingredients of successful visualizations --
Determine your goals and supporting data --
Choose appropriate visual encodings --
First, place --
Apply your encodings well.
Responsibility: Noah Iliinsky and Julie Steele.

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