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Designing Data Visualizations by Noah Iliinsky

By Noah Iliinsky

Info visualization is an effective and potent medium for speaking quite a lot of info, however the layout method can frequently look like an unexplainable artistic activity. This concise publication goals to demystify the layout method by way of exhibiting you ways to take advantage of a linear decision-making approach to encode your info visually. Delve into other forms of visualization, together with infographics and visible artwork, and discover the affects at paintings in every one. Then how to follow those innovations on your layout process.Learn information visualization classifications, together with explanatory, exploratory, and hybrid notice how 3 basic influences—the clothier, the reader, and the data—shape what you create find out how to describe the categorical objective of your visualization and establish the assisting facts come to a decision the spatial place of your visible entities with axes Encode many of the dimensions of your facts with applicable visible homes, resembling form and colour See visualization most sensible practices and recommendations for encoding numerous particular information forms

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Bells and whistles that you creatively add later on enhance and enable the function of your design, rather than distract or detract from it. This part of the book looks at how to do the process properly—from determining your goals, to selecting which dimensions of your data to present and highlight, to planning and implementing a successful encoding—so that you will be successful. Function first, suave second. Let’s go! CHAPTER 3 Determine Your Goals and Supporting Data Knowledge Before Structure OK, here we go, ready to build a visualization!

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