Better Data Visualizations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks 9780231550154

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Better Data Visualizations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks
 9780231550154

Table of contents :
- Introduction
Part I: Principles of Data Visualization
1. Visual Processing and Perceptual Rankings
2. Five Guidelines for Better Data Visualizations
3. Form and Function
Part II: Chart Types
4. Comparing Categories
5. Time
6. Distribution
7. Geospatial
8. Relationship
9. Part-to-Whole
10. Qualitative
11. Tables
Part III: Designing and Redesigning Your Visual
12. Developing a Data Visualization Style Guide
13. Redesigns
- Conclusion
- Appendix 1. Data Visualization Tools
- Appendix 2. Further Reading and Resources
- Acknowledgments
- References
- Index

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