Some people kindly replied to my call for feedback and the general feeling seems to be like: “cool go on! Rock it! We need it!”. Ok, thanks guys your encouragement is very much needed. I love you all. Even if I am definitely not a veteran of infovis research (far from it) I started reading my first papers around the year 2000 and since then I’ve never stopped. Come from the very early days of infovisare foundationalare cited over and overI like a lot Of course this doesn’t mean these are the only ones you should read if you want to dig into this matter. Advice: in order to really appreciate them you have to think they have all been written during the ’90s (some even in the ’80s!). Graphical Perception: Theory, Experimentation, and Application to the Development of Graphical Methods. Please don’t tell me you don’t know this one! A Visual Survey of Tree Visualization. Generalized Pythagoras Trees (2014) Non-layered Tidy Trees (2013) GosperMap (2013) Balloon Treemap (2013) Gyrolayout (2013) Columnar Tree Map (2013) Navigable Strip Chart (2013) Nested Pietree (2013) Cascaded Pietree (2013) Hilbert/Moore Treemap (2013) Labeled Balanced Treemap (2013) OneZoom (2012) Hyperbolic Wheel (2012) DeepTree (2012) Sequential Space-filling Layout (2012)
Graficadegraficas.jpg (1024×767) Obama’s 2012 Budget Proposal: How It’s Spent. Strata Gems: Quick starts for charts. We’re publishing a new Strata Gem each day all the way through to December 24.
Yesterday’s Gem: Use Write your own visualizations. If you’re trying to summarize your data, you’ll likely show it in a chart. It’s easy to reach for a “standard” option, perhaps even the much-maligned pie chart: few of us leave education with a repertoire of more than a few chart types. Aside from giving your audience visual ennui, the usual suspects can be limited in what they convey. This probably isn’t news to you. Excel: Chart Chooser Juice Analytics’ Chart Chooser is a chart-style recommendation engine. Going one step further than just recommendation, the chart chooser offers Excel and Powerpoint template files that you can alter and fill with your own data.
Some of the 17 chart types available from Chart Chooser R: Advanced Charts If you’re using the R statistical computing package, many chart types become available to you. The Web: Tableau Public Tableau is a leading visualization software package. Thematicmapping.org. VisualEyes. d3.js.