The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics
By Nathan Yau
Final Release Date: June 2011
See your data in new ways
Our world is awash in data. To mean anything, it must bepresented in a way that enables us to interpret, analyze, and applythe information. One of the best ways to do that is visually.
Nathan Yau is a pioneer of this innovative approach. In thisbook, he offers you dozens of ideas for telling your story withdata presented in creative, visual ways. Open the book, open yourmind, and discover an almost endless variety of ways to give yourdata new dimensions.
Learn to present data with visual representations that allowyour audience to see the unexpected
Find the stories your data can tell
Explore different data sources and determine effective formatsfor presentation
Experiment with and compare different visualization tools
Look for trends and patterns in your data and select appropriateways to chart them
Establish clear goals to guide your visualizations
Visit the companion web site at www.wiley.com/go/visualizethisfor code samples, data files you can download, and interactiveexamples to show you how visualization works