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Posts related specifically to the subject of data visualization.


Academic Research Done on Arc Diagrams

A list of papers written on or using Arc Diagrams.

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Academic Research Done on Alluvial Diagrams

I’ve started to compile a list of academic papers and any related articles that study or use a particular type of visualisation.

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Japanese Contributions to Data Visualisation

Exploring some historical examples of Japanese data visualisation and the charts that were invented there.

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New Format for The Bar Chart Reference Page

Demonstrating the potential new content structure being implemented on the Bar Chart visualisation reference page.

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Sankey Diagrams, Parallel Sets & Alluvial Diagrams… What’s the Difference?

An attempt at clarifying their differences.

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Chart Selection Guide

Which chart type do I select to communicate a particular message and/or analyse the property of a dataset?

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Further Exploration #14: 3D Treemaps That Use Extrusion

Looking at projects that have used 3D Treemaps that use extrusion to visualise an additional variable.

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Further Exploration #13: 3D Treemap Spheres and Cylinders

Continuing on at exploring 3D Treemaps, this post takes a look at Treemaps that use spheres or cyclinders in their design.

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VR Data Visualization: Useful For Multidimensional Data?

Here we’ll explore whether this claim is correct and what evidence exists.

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Further Exploration #12: 3D Treemap Cubes

Looking through 3D Treemaps that use a cube design, such as the Information Cube, the Treecube, and the Magic Treemap Cube.

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Further Exploration #11: Bar/Column Chart Variations

Looking at: Lollipop Chart, Triangle Bar Chart, Back-To-Back Bar Chart, Progressive Bar Chart, Waterfall Chart, Change Bar Chart, Pareto Chart and more.

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Further Exploration #10: Proportional Area Chart Variations

Exploring some of the different ways Proportional Area Charts can be used.

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Further Exploration #9: Isochrone Maps (Travel Time Maps)

Exploring the many variations of Isochrone Maps from both the past and present.

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[VIDEO] Misleading Data Visualisation and Best Charting Practices

I was invited to give a talk at a UX / UI Design conference CIEMNA STRONA #4: Stranger Things, which took place on 21st March in Kraków, Poland.

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[VIDEO] Chatting with Finn Fitzsimons on His Projects

I recorded an online interview with Finn Fitzsimmons explaining his projects in more detail.

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Further Exploration #8 – Triangular Plots

This post explores the various kinds of triangular (tri-axes) graphs that are currently being used. Most notably, Ternary Graphs are their variations.

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Chart Combinations: Overlaying Extra Data Onto Timelines

Here I’ve demonstrated and experimented with 30+ ways you can combine a timeline with other forms of data visualization.

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Chart Combinations: Visualizing Data in Calendars

Here will I look into visualizing data in calendars by experimenting with different combinations of calendars with other types of charts.

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