Visualization Analysis And Design: Principles, Techniques, And Practice

byTamara MunznerEditorTamara Munzner

Hardcover | December 1, 2014

Visualization Analysis And Design: Principles, Techniques, And Practice by Tamara Munzner
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Learn How to Design Effective Visualization Systems

Visualization Analysis and Designprovides a systematic, comprehensive framework for thinking about visualization in terms of principles and design choices. The book features a unified approach encompassing information visualization techniques for abstract data, scientific visualization techniques for spatial data, and visual analytics techniques for interweaving data transformation and analysis with interactive visual exploration. It emphasizes the careful validation of effectiveness and the consideration of function before form.

The book breaks down visualization design according to three questions:whatdata users need to see,whyusers need to carry out their tasks, andhowthe visual representations proposed can be constructed and manipulated. It walks readers through the use of space and color to visually encode data in a view, the trade-offs between changing a single view and using multiple linked views, and the ways to reduce the amount of data shown in each view. The book concludes with six case studies analyzed in detail with the full framework.

The book is suitable for a broad set of readers, from beginners to more experienced visualization designers. It does not assume any previous experience in programming, mathematics, human-computer interaction, or graphic design and can be used in an introductory visualization course at the graduate or undergraduate level.

Title:Visualization Analysis And Design: Principles, Techniques, And PracticeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:428 pages, 9.25 X 7.52 X 1 inShipping dimensions:428 pages, 9.25 X 7.52 X 1 inPublished:December 1, 2014Publisher:Crc Press LlcLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1466508914

ISBN - 13:9781466508910

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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