By Nathan Yau
A clean examine visualization from the writer of Visualize This
Whether it's statistical charts, geographic maps, or the snappy graphical statistics you spot in your favourite information websites, the paintings of knowledge images or visualization is quickly turning into a circulate of its personal. In facts issues: Visualization that suggests whatever, writer Nathan Yau provides an interesting supplement to his bestseller Visualize This, this time targeting the photos part of knowledge research. utilizing examples from paintings, layout, enterprise, data, cartography, and on-line media, he explores either standard-and no longer so standard-concepts and concepts approximately illustrating data.
* stocks fascinating principles from Nathan Yau, writer of Visualize This and writer of flowingdata.com, with over 66,000 subscribers
* makes a speciality of visualization, info pictures that aid audience see tendencies and styles they won't another way see in a table
* comprises examples from the author's personal illustrations, in addition to from execs in facts, artwork, layout, enterprise, machine technology, cartography, and more
* Examines ordinary ideas throughout all visualization purposes, then explores whilst and the place you could holiday these rules
Create visualizations that check in in any respect degrees, with facts issues: Visualization that suggests anything.
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Data Points by Nathan Yau