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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 knowledge -- portrayals intended to bare advanced details at a look. give some thought to the standard map of the hot York urban subway procedure, or a diagram of the human mind. winning visualizations are appealing not just for his or her aesthetic layout, but additionally for dependent layers of aspect that successfully generate perception and new understanding.

This publication examines the equipment of 2 dozen visualization specialists who strategy their initiatives from numerous views -- as artists, designers, commentators, scientists, analysts, statisticians, and extra. jointly they show how visualization can assist us make feel of the world.

  • Explore the significance of storytelling with an easy visualization exercise
  • Learn how colour conveys details that our brains realize ahead of we are absolutely 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 go back and forth 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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