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Yau, Nathan
Visualize this : the FlowingData guide to design, visualization, and statistics / Nathan Yau
Alternate Title FlowingData guide to design, visualization, and statistics
Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QA276.3 .Y38 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Statistics -- Graphic methods -- Data processing
Graphic methods -- Computer programs
Subject FlowingData
Physical Description xxvi, 358 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Telling stories with data : More than numbers ; What to look for ; Design -- Handling data : Gather data ; Formatting data -- Choosing tools to visualize data : Out-of-the-box visualization ; Programming ; Illustration ; Mapping ; Survey your opinions -- 4. Visualizing patterns over time : What to look for over time ; Discrete points in time ; Continuous data -- 5. Visualizing proportions : What to look for in proportions ; Parts of a whole ; Proportions over time -- 6. Visualizing relationships : What relationships to look for ; Correlation ; Distribution ; Comparison -- 7. Spotting differences : What to look for ; Comparing across multiple variables ; Reducing dimensions ; Searching for outliers -- 8. Visualizing spatial relationships : What to look for ; Specific locations ; Regions ; Over space and time -- 9. Designing with a purpose : Prepare yourself ; Prepare your readers ; Visual cues ; Good visualization
Summary Presents information on ways to present data with visual representations, covering such topics as data sources, visualization tools, proportions, and spatial relationships

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