background preloader

Parallel Sets

Parallel Sets (ParSets) is a visualization application for categorical data, like census and survey data, inventory, and many other kinds of data that can be summed up in a cross-tabulation. ParSets provide a simple, interactive way to explore and analyze such data. Even though the screenshots here show the Mac version, the program also runs on Windows and Linux. Links to the executables are in the Download Section. Basic Operation To open an existing dataset, select it in the list and either double-click it or click the Open button. The horizontal bars in the visualization show the absolute frequency of how often each category occurred: in this example, the top line shows the distribution between the passenger classes on the Titanic and the crew. The middle dimension shows a male to female ratio of almost 4 to 1. Between the dimension bars are ribbons that connect categories and split up. Interaction Move your mouse over the display to see the tooltip telling you more about the data.

http://eagereyes.org/parallel-sets

Related:  Tools and productsInfographics - Toolsvisualization tools

Data visualisation DIY: our top tools What data visualisation tools are out there on the web that are easy to use - and free? Here on the Datablog and Datastore we try to do as much as possible using the internet's powerful free options. That may sound a little disingenuous, in that we obviously have access to the Guardian's amazing Graphics and interactive teams for those pieces where we have a little more time - such as this map of public spending (created using Adobe Illustrator) or this Twitter riots interactive. The 36 best tools for data visualization It's often said that data is the new world currency, and the web is the exchange bureau through which it's traded. As consumers, we're positively swimming in data; it's everywhere from labels on food packaging design to World Health Organisation reports. As a result, for the designer it's becoming increasingly difficult to present data in a way that stands out from the mass of competing data streams. One of the best ways to get your message across is to use a visualization to quickly draw attention to the key messages, and by presenting data visually it's also possible to uncover surprising patterns and observations that wouldn't be apparent from looking at stats alone. And nowadays, there's plenty of free graphic design software to help you do just that.

Literature and Latte - Scapple for Mac OS X and Windows Rough It Out Scapple doesn’t force you to make connections, and it doesn’t expect you to start out with one central idea off of which everything else is branched. There’s no built-in hierarchy at all, in fact—in Scapple, every note is equal, so you can connect them however you like. The idea behind Scapple is simple: when you are roughing out ideas, you need complete freedom to experiment with how those ideas best fit together. Demos - JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit Create Interactive Data Visualizations for the Web Home ● Download ● Builder ● Donate Area, Bar and Pie Charts Sunburst

Top 5 free online logo maker tools - TechieGIG Logo portrays the identity, objective and goals of a brand thus it is important to have a professional looking logo for it. This is the very first step you need to take when you start branding of your business. You may look at the logos of big e-commerce brands like Flipkart, Amazon, Shopclues, and others. You will find that they have something interesting in their logos. There are many ways you can get a logo designed for your company. You may hire freelance logo designer from Fiverr, Odesk or other freelancing websites.

Customizing Phrase Net Many Eyes Log in Explore Visualizations D3.js D3.js (or just D3 for Data-Driven Documents) is a JavaScript library that uses digital data to drive the creation and control of dynamic and interactive graphical forms which run in web browsers. It is a tool for data visualization in W3C-compliant computing, making use of the widely implemented Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), JavaScript, HTML5, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3) standards. It is the successor to the earlier Protovis framework.[2] In contrast to many other libraries, D3 allows great control over the final visual result.[3] Its development was noted in 2011,[4] as version 2.0.0 was released in August 2011.[5]

Need Free Icons? Here are 13 Websites to Download Them The smallest detail in any website being designed can affect the entirety of the project, knowing that these small details could also play an important role in the bigger picture. Icons, most especially, have taken on a whole new level of importance as people become more mobile and the need to make things more compact arises. Understanding Icons Dynamic D3 with Knockout.js A couple of things happened recently that prompted me to write this blog post. Firstly, I’ve been playing around with HTML5/javascript based user interfaces and data visualisation. Secondly, I watched a fascinating presentation from UX guru Brett Victor, making me wonder if it was possible to create an interactive, data-drawing app like the one he demonstrates, purely with Javascript.

How to choose the best charts for your infographic - Venngage One of the most important steps in creating infographics is choosing the right charts to tell your story. How do you pick the best charts to represent your data in a unique and eye-catching way to successfully deliver your message? What are the techniques you can use to visualize your information so that your data speaks for itself? Here are some tried and true tips from the frontlines: 1.

Create a Timeline Infographic in 6 Easy Steps - Venngage Timeline infographics are really cool. How do you make a timeline infographic? We have some timeline infographic templates that you can use. Check them out at the templates page. But what if you wanted to create your own? 10 Infographic Design Cheat Sheets People have been going nuts about infographics since the infographic design boom of 2012. No, really, that was a thing--between 2010 and 2012, searches for infographics increased by a whopping 80%. Since then, infographics and infographic design have become a standard form visual used in content across niches. That's because infographics can communicate information in a condensed and highly visual way--when designed well. The problem is that for every well made infographic published, there are a handful of poorly produced infographic designs circling the web.

Related: