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Visualizing data handout 2012

  1. 1. Visualizing DataLisa Kurt, Emerging Technologies Librarian, University of Nevada, Renolkurt@unr.eduFebruary 15, 2012Exploring Further!Books by Edward Tufte Beautiful Evidence isbn: 978-0961392178 Envisioning Information isbn: 978-0961392116 The Visual Display of Quantitative Information isbn: 978-0961392147 Visual Explanations isbn: 978-0961392123Other useful books and websitesProcessing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and ArtistsBy Casey Reas and Ben Fryisbn: 978-0262182621Visualizing Data: Exploring and Explaining Data with the Processing EnvironmentBy Ben Fryisbn: 978-0596514556Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data through the Eyes of ExpertsBy Julie Steele and Noah IliinskyIsbn: 978-1449379865Links for Tools and TechniquesMany EyesLink: http://manyeyes.alphaworks.ibm.com/Examples: ‘Yes We Can’ Visualized http://manyeyes.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/visualizations/barack-obama-yes-we-can-visualized Whitest Name in America http://manyeyes.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/visualizations/and-the-whitest-name-in-america-isGoogle Visualization ApiLink: http://code.google.com/apis/visualization/interactive_charts.htmlExamples: Hans Rosling’s TED talk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVimVzgtD6w Motion Chart http://www.excelcharts.com/blog/google-motion-chart-api-visualization-population-trends/
  2. 2. FlowingDataLink: http://flowingdata.com/GraphvizLink: http://graphviz.org/Examples: Graphviz Gallery http://www.graphviz.org/Gallery.phpActionScript/FlashLink: http://www.actionscript.org/ Examples: BabyName Wizard http://www.babynamewizard.com/voyager# Eigenfactor http://www.eigenfactor.org/Flare (Actionscript/Flash cont.)Link: http://flare.prefuse.org/Examples: Flare Voyager http://flare.prefuse.org/apps/job_voyager Flare Dependency http://flare.prefuse.org/apps/dependency_graphRelation BrowserLink: http://moritz.stefaner.eu/projects/relation-browser/Map EquationLink: http://www.mapequation.org/ProcessingLink: http://processing.orgExamples: Web Pages as Graphs http://www.aharef.info/static/htmlgraph/?url=http://google.com Ben Fry’s Deprocess http://benfry.com/deprocess/VisuallyLink: http://visual.ly/IndexedLink: http://thisisindexed.com/Visualising DataLink: http://www.visualisingdata.com/index.php/resources/Excellent XKCD ComicLink: http://xkcd.com/688/

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