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Chris Harrison's Visualization Projects

Chris Harrison's Visualization Projects

Visualisation Magazine | collates the most creative and innovative visualisations of information blprnt.blg | Jer Thorp Keep an Eye on the emerging Open-Source Analytics Stack | Smart Data Collective This post is contributed by Revolution Analytics CEO Norman Nie, and cross-posted from the Future of Open Source Forum. A lot of attention has been focused recently on Big Data, and rightly so: Big Data is a Big Deal. (See this LinuxInsider article, Big Data, Big Open Source Tools, for a compehensive overview of Big Data issues.) But what, exactly, is Big Data? Ed Dumbill of O’Reilly defines Big Data as “data that becomes large enough that it cannot be processed using conventional methods”. In that same article, Dumbill coins a term to represent the emerging software infrastructure — typically open source, distributed, and running on commodity hardware — for handling Big Data: “A stack for big data systems has emerged, comprising layers of Storage, MapReduce and Query (SMAQ).” Because while much attention has been paid to storing, organizing, and accessing Big Data, the real value of data is in what you can do with it. To be fair, the answer is yes — sort of.

david mccandless Jacques Bertin (cartographe) Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bertin. Jacques Bertin Jacques Bertin (né à Maisons-Laffitte en 1918 et mort à Paris le ) est un cartographe français, père de la « sémiologie graphique » (aussi appelée la graphique). Bertin effectue des études de géographie et de cartographie à la Sorbonne. Il a été chargé de recherche au CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique). Il est également le créateur et directeur du laboratoire de cartographie de l'École pratique des hautes études (EPHE), VIe section, 1954 ; directeur d'études en 1957. Il a enfin été directeur d'études à l'École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), en 1974, où il fut directeur du laboratoire de graphique. Le fonds de documents donnés au département des cartes et plans de la Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) est constitué de ses notes, de ses manuscrits, de ses cartes et de sa documentation cartographique qui comprend des atlas. Sémiologie Graphique. J.

The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press Edward Tufte is a statistician and artist, and Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University. He wrote, designed, and self-published 4 classic books on data visualization. The New York Times described ET as the "Leonardo da Vinci of data," and Business Week as the "Galileo of graphics." Visual Display of Quantitative Information 200 pages Envisioning Information 128 pages Visual Explanations 160 pages Beautiful Evidence 214 pages Same paper and printing as in original clothbound editions. All 4 clothbound books, autographed by author $150 Available directly from Graphics Press. Die visuelle Darstellung quantitativer Informationen, (200 Seiten), $12 数量情報の視覚的表示, (200 ページ)、$12 A exibição visual das informações quantitativas, (200 paginas) $12 Visualizzare l'informazione quantitativa, (200 pagine) $12 La représentation de l'information quantitative, (200 pages) $12 La Representación Visual de Información Cuantitativa, (200 páginas) $12

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