V I S UA L
P R E S E N TAT I O N S
A picture is worth a thousand words
MEANING & DEFINITION
“By a 'visual representation' I mean roughly an item that is
both visible itself, and which purports to represent some
actual subject, in such a way that the representing item is in
some way similar to, or recognizable as, the purported actual
subject; and which item has a representational content or
subject matter that may or may not accurately characterize
any actual subject. Pictorial representation is one species of
– John Dilworth (varieties of visual presentation)
Tabulated data is data that has been sorted,
organized and represented in a tabular form.
Use of tabulated data:
Tabulated data is used when a heavy amount data
needs to be accessed and analyzed at a glance.
Line graph is a type of graph, which displays
information as a series of data points connected by
straight line segments.
Use of line graph:
Line graphs are used to show the differenceprogress of something over time, like the sales of a
CD, students attending a school, etc.
Use of Bar Graphs:
Bar charts may be displayed as :
EXAMPLE OF BAR GRAPH
A Gantt chart is a type of bar chart that illustrates a
Gantt charts illustrate the start and finish dates of the
terminal elements and summary elements of a project.
Uses of Gantt Charts:
Comparison between a work that has been scheduled
and work that has been accomplished.
Pictography is a form of writing which uses
representational, pictorial drawings.
It conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance
They have a graphical nature and fairly realistic style
Ancient Chinese, Sumerian, and Egyptian civilizations
began to use such symbols over 5000 years ago.
A flow chart is a graphical or symbolic representation of a
The flow chart symbols are linked together with arrows
showing the process flow direction.
Use of Flow Charts:
To study a process for improvement.
When better communication is needed between people
involved with the same process.
A pie chart (or a circle graph) is a circular chart
divided into sectors, illustrating proportion..
Use of Pie charts:
Pie charts are good at showing the comparative
sizes of multiple objects.
A cartogram is a map in which some thematic mapping
variable – such as travel time or Gross National Product – is
substituted for land area or distance.
Geometry or space of the map is distorted in order to convey
the information of this alternate variable
Main types of cartograms: area and distance cartograms
A distance cartogram is used to show relative travel times and
directions from vertices in a network.
VISUAL PLANNING BOARD
It is a virtual board which is built up to show any
type of activities done or to be done over a
specific period of time.
There are simple paper and magnetic visual
Uses of visual planning boards:
It offers flexibility and ease of updating
It helps in realistic forward planning
Mostly people find it difficult to read and remember
They prefer to information in the form of graphics which is
visually attractive and easily interpreted
Data can be quickly and easily interpreted through the medium
Most simplest form of graphic presentation are the graphs and
MNCs have started using Graphical software for better
understanding and efficient working
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THE ILLEGIBLE IMAGE
Images not clearly seen by the entire audience add
confusion and distraction. If you have to say "I know you
can't read this but.....," why include the visual at all?
One popular rule of thumb is the "8H" rule of legibility.
In a nutshell, if you can read an image from eight times its
height, odds are your audience will be able to read it when
THE USELESS IMAGE
Images should be designed to please
the mind as well as the eye of the
viewer. If an image has no specific
place or purpose in a presentation
other than "it is pretty", it should
probably be removed.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
This presentation is the intellectual property of:
Mehul Chandna- 11025
Nakul Singh- 11178
Mayank Punjabi- 11208
Vishesh Sharma- 11243
Amit Chaudhri- 11273
Rishi Taparia- 11332