Visualizing Time: Designing Graphical Representations for Statistical Data (Statistics and Computing)

By Graham Wills

Art, or technology? Which of those is how to think about the sphere of visualization? this isn't a simple query to reply to, even should you have decades event in making graphical depictions of information so as to aid humans know it and take motion. during this booklet, Graham Wills bridges the space among the artwork and the technological know-how of visually representing facts. He doesn't easily provide ideas and recommendation, yet bases those on common rules and supply a transparent direction among them

 

This booklet is anxious with the graphical illustration of time info and is written to hide quite a number various clients. A visualization specialist designing instruments for exhibiting time will locate it invaluable, yet so additionally may still a financier assembling a file in a spreadsheet, or a clinical researcher attempting to reveal gene sequences utilizing a advertisement statistical package.

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7. four Summary.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. five extra Exploration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 151 152 154 156 156 157 158 161 161 a hundred sixty five 166 eight ameliorations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. 1 Distortions of Time.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. 2 Time as Frequency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. three changing among specific and non-stop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. three. 1 From different types to non-stop .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. three. 2 From non-stop to different types . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. four Summary.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight. five extra Exploration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169 169 172 176 176 178 179 one hundred eighty nine Interactivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 1 A Framework for Interactivity .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 1. 1 exhibit Pipeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 2 enhancing Parameters.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 2. 1 enhancing aspect Parameters .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181 181 182 184 184 five. four five. five xvi Contents nine. 2. 2 editing Aesthetic Parameters .. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 2. three enhancing Coordinate Parameters .. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 2. four editing Statistic Parameters . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 2. five editing Scale Parameters . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 2. 6 enhancing part Parameters . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. 2. 7 editing remodel Parameters.. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Interacting through the knowledge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. three. 1 Brushing and Linking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. three. 2 Drill-down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine. three. three precis .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . extra Exploration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 188 191 194 195 196 196 198 204 205 206 10 issues In Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. 1 huge info units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. 1. 1 Aggregration .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. 1. 2 Augmenting conventional monitors. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. 2 Time strains and associated occasions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. 2. 1 associated occasions .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. 2. 2 Timelines .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. three Summary.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. four additional Exploration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 207 208 213 217 218 220 224 224 eleven Gallery of Figures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eleven. 1 Chart Complexity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eleven. 1. 1 Complexity research Procedure.. . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eleven. 1. 2 preliminary research .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eleven. 1. three version becoming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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