Data Points: Visualization That Means Something (Paperback)

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Nathan Yau has a PhD in statistics and is a statistical consultant who helps clients make use of their data through visualization. He created the popular site FlowingData.com, and is the author of Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics, also published by Wiley.

A fresh look at visualization from the author of Visualize This

Whether it's statistical charts, geographic maps, or the snappy graphical statistics you see on your favorite news sites, the art of data graphics or visualization is fast becoming a movement of its own. In Data Points: Visualization That Means Something, author Nathan Yau presents an intriguing complement to his bestseller Visualize This, this time focusing on the graphics side of data analysis. Using examples from art, design, business, statistics, cartography, and online media, he explores both standard-and not so standard-concepts and ideas about illustrating data.

  • Shares intriguing ideas from Nathan Yau, author of Visualize This and creator of flowingdata.com, with over 66,000 subscribers
  • Focuses on visualization, data graphics that help viewers see trends and patterns they might not otherwise see in a table
  • Includes examples from the author's own illustrations, as well as from professionals in statistics, art, design, business, computer science, cartography, and more
  • Examines standard rules across all visualization applications, then explores when and where you can break those rules

Create visualizations that register at all levels, with Data Points: Visualization That Means Something.

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ISBN 9781118462195
Genre COMPUTERS / Mathematical & Statistical Software
Format Paperback
Pages 300
Publisher Date 2013-04-15 00:00:00.0
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Copyright Year 2013
Height 9.25 in
Wdth 7.75 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 1.6 lb
Language English
Subtitle Visualization That Means Something
Audience General/trade
Authors Yau, Nathan
Country of Origin United States

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