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Visual insights : a practical guide to making sense of data

Author: Katy Börner; David E Polley
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 2010, Börner published Atlas of Science: Visualizing What We Know, and the work found an audience across a wide range of readers. Although Katy is busy working on the second Atlas volume, she has taken her info viz talents to the street via an Indiana University MOOC. This course applies advanced data mining and visualization techniques to communicate temporal, geospatial, topical, and network data of IVMOOC13  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katy Börner; David E Polley
ISBN: 9780262526197 0262526190
OCLC Number: 861323129
Description: xi, 297 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Visualization framework and workflow design --
"When": temporal data --
"Where": geospatial data --
"What": topical data --
"With whom": tree data --
"With whom": network data --
Dynamic visualizations and deployment --
Case studies. Understanding the diffusion of non-emergency call systems; Examining the success of World of warcraft game player activity; Using point of view cameras to study student-teacher interactions; Phylet: an interactive tree of life visualization; Isis: mapping the geospatial and topical distribution of The history of science journal --
Visualizing the impact of the Hive NYC Learning Network --
Discussion and outlook.
Responsibility: Katy Börner & David E. Polley.
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Abstract:

"In 2010, Börner published Atlas of Science: Visualizing What We Know, and the work found an audience across a wide range of readers. Although Katy is busy working on the second Atlas volume, she has taken her info viz talents to the street via an Indiana University MOOC. This course applies advanced data mining and visualization techniques to communicate temporal, geospatial, topical, and network data of IVMOOC13 teaching and learning, provides instructions on how to collaborate with external clients and presents the best 2013 project results, closes with an outlook on MOOC trends and opportunities. This book is for this course. The work is the core of her information visualization course and is intended to serve as a stand-alone resource and how-to guide for those seeking to learn the tricks of information visualization. Part "how-to" book and part primer in data and information across the disciplines, Börner's work provides the perfect text for beginner mastery of the topic."--

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