Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information

August 10, 2011|
Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information by Manuel Lima
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Our ability to generate information now far exceeds our capacity to understand it. Finding patterns and making meaningful connections inside complex data networks has emerged as one of the biggest challenges of the twenty-first century. In recent years, designers, researchers, and scientists have begun employing an innovative mix of colors, symbols, graphics, algorithms, and interactivity to clarify, and often beautify, the clutter. From representing networks of friends on Facebook to depicting interactions among proteins in a human cell, Visual Complexity presents one hundred of the most interesting examples of information-visualization by the field''s leading practitioners.
Lima was named one of the ''fifty most creative and influential minds of 2009'' by Creativity magazine. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the New York-based design lead for Codeacademy.com.
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Title:Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:272 pages, 11 X 9 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 11 X 9 X 1 in
Published:August 10, 2011
Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781568989365

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