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Data visualisation: a handbook for data driven design

By: Kirk, Andy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles Sage 2016Description: xvii, 347 p.ISBN: 9781473960541; 9781473912144.Subject(s): Information Visualization | Handbooks Manuals | StatisticsDDC classification: 001.4226 Summary: Voted one of the 'six best books for data geeks' by The Financial Times. Read the review here Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy Never has it been more essential to work in the world of data. Scholars and students need to be able to analyze, design and curate information into useful tools of communication, insight and understanding. This book is the starting point in learning the process and skills of data visualization, teaching the concepts and skills of how to present data and inspiring effective visual design. Benefits of this book: A flexible step-by-step journey that equips you to achieve great data visualization A curated collection of classic and contemporary examples, giving illustrations of good and bad practice Examples on every page to give creative inspiration Illustrations of good and bad practice show you how to critically evaluate and improve your own work Advice and experience from the best designers in the field Loads of online practical help, checklists, case studies and exercises make this the most comprehensive text available https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/data-visualisation/book244865
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Table of Contents:

1. Defining Data Visualisation

2. Data Visualisation Workflow

3. Formulating your Brief

4. Working with Data

5. Establishing your Editorial Perspective

6. Data Representation

7. Interactivity

8. Annotation

9. Colour

10. Composition

11. Visualisation Literacy

Voted one of the 'six best books for data geeks' by The Financial Times. Read the review here

Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy

Never has it been more essential to work in the world of data. Scholars and students need to be able to analyze, design and curate information into useful tools of communication, insight and understanding. This book is the starting point in learning the process and skills of data visualization, teaching the concepts and skills of how to present data and inspiring effective visual design.



Benefits of this book:

A flexible step-by-step journey that equips you to achieve great data visualization
A curated collection of classic and contemporary examples, giving illustrations of good and bad practice
Examples on every page to give creative inspiration
Illustrations of good and bad practice show you how to critically evaluate and improve your own work
Advice and experience from the best designers in the field
Loads of online practical help, checklists, case studies and exercises make this the most comprehensive text available

https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/data-visualisation/book244865

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