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Data Visualisation: A Handbook for Data Driven Design

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Never has it been more and more essential to work in the world of data. Scholars and students need to be able to analyze, design and curate information into useful tools of communication, insight and understanding. This book is the starting point in learning the process and skills of data visualization, teaching the concepts and skills of how to present data and inspiring ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published August 15th 2016 by Sage Publications Ltd (first published June 22nd 2016)
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Roel Peters
Feb 05, 2018 rated it liked it
I didn't know one could write 340 pages about data visualisation, without using too much graphs throughout the book. Although the book contains a lot of fluff, it does a pretty decent job in structuring the data visualisation process and the types of visualisations. Especially the mini-encyclopedia in the middle is pretty useful for reference purposes. Nevertheless, and I repeat, a lot of text for something that could be summerized on a dozen of pages.
David
Nov 15, 2018 rated it liked it
There is a lot of good information in here but I think Storytelling With Data is a more easily digestible.
Moritz Stefaner
Aug 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Great overview of what makes successful data visualizations work. Love the depth and nuance! Especially the process and principles should be very helpful for beginners.
Joe Moya
Jun 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Impressive Organization and Information.

Among all the books I have read regarding Infographics and data presentation/design, this one provides the best mix of details and general overview.; not too much, not too little. I highly recommend.
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