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Data design : visualising quantities / Per Mollerup

Main Author Mollerup, Per Publication London : Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2015 Description 175 p. : il. ; 24 cm ISBN 9781408191873 Abstract Data Design highlights the key qualities of good data visualisation: accuracy, simplicity, and clarity. In this spirit, Per Mollerup discusses information design with great clarity. The proposed data displays are as simple as possible, and every graphic element is there to convey meaning. This book is not about data decoration.
Introduction Organizing Knowledge Field of Study Goals Benefits Information Graphics Simplicity Milestones Basics Beware of Visual Displays Research and Common Sense Gestalt Principles of Perception Psychological Principles Colour Notation Reading Visual Displays Choice of Display Visualising Quantities Variables Pie Charts Vertical Bar Charts Histograms Stem-and-leaf Plots Horizontal Bar Charts Divided Bar Charts Stacked Bar Charts Step Charts Bubble Charts Line Charts Layer Charts Radar Charts Scatter Plots Picture Tables Heat Maps Small Multiples Don'ts Visualising Locations Thematic Maps Map Scale Map Projection The Geographical Coordinate System Map Orientation Choropleth Maps Proportional Symbol Maps Isopleth Maps Cartograms Chorochromatic Maps Dot Distribution Maps Transit maps You-Are-Here Maps Visualising Connections Trees Decision Trees Treemaps Mind Maps Positioning Maps Timelines Flow Charts Concept Maps Venn Diagrams Carroll Diagrams Euler Diagrams End Matter Sources Index Acknowledgements Author Bio
Topical name Design de informação
Informação - Visualização
CDU 74
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Data Design highlights the key qualities of good data visualisation: accuracy, simplicity, and clarity. In this spirit, Per Mollerup discusses information design with great clarity. The proposed data displays are as simple as possible, and every graphic element is there to convey meaning. This book is not about data decoration.

Introduction
Organizing Knowledge

Field of Study
Goals
Benefits
Information Graphics
Simplicity
Milestones

Basics
Beware of Visual Displays
Research and Common Sense
Gestalt Principles of Perception
Psychological Principles
Colour
Notation
Reading Visual Displays
Choice of Display

Visualising Quantities
Variables
Pie Charts
Vertical Bar Charts
Histograms
Stem-and-leaf Plots
Horizontal Bar Charts
Divided Bar Charts
Stacked Bar Charts
Step Charts
Bubble Charts
Line Charts
Layer Charts
Radar Charts
Scatter Plots
Picture Tables
Heat Maps
Small Multiples
Don'ts

Visualising Locations
Thematic Maps
Map Scale
Map Projection
The Geographical Coordinate System
Map Orientation
Choropleth Maps
Proportional Symbol Maps
Isopleth Maps
Cartograms
Chorochromatic Maps
Dot Distribution Maps
Transit maps
You-Are-Here Maps

Visualising Connections
Trees
Decision Trees
Treemaps
Mind Maps
Positioning Maps
Timelines
Flow Charts
Concept Maps
Venn Diagrams
Carroll Diagrams
Euler Diagrams

End Matter
Sources
Index
Acknowledgements
Author Bio

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