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Author Whitney, Hunter.

Title Data insights : new ways to visualize and make sense of data / by Hunter Whitney.

Imprint San Francisco, Calif. : Morgan Kaufmann ; Oxford : Elsevier Science [distributor], 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (310 pages)
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Summary Data Insights offers multi-disciplinary perspectives and useful information about how visualizations can open your eyes to data. This thought-provoking book takes a conversational approach to presenting an overview of the subject, while also focusing on key details. It highlights the ideas and work of a variety of people who are actively contributing to this still emerging field. Case studies from business analytics, healthcare, games, security, and network monitoring, among others, portray what is going on in data visualization today. A diverse blend of original illustrations and real-world examples, both classical and cutting-edge, help fill in the picture. This book provides an approachable overview of important aspects of data visualization, and. Demonstrates, with a variety of case studies, how visualizations can foster a clearer and more comprehensive understanding of data Answers the question, "How can data visualization help me?" with discussions of how it fits into a wide array of purposes and situations Makes the case that data visualization is not just about technology; it also involves a deeply human process Demonstrates, with a variety of case studies, how visualizations can foster a clearer and more comprehensive understanding of data Answers the question, "How can data visualization help me?" with discussions of how it fits into a wide array of purposes and situations Makes the case that data visualization is not just about technology; it also involves a deeply human process.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From terabytes to insights -- A more beautiful question -- Winning combinations : working with the ingredients of data visualization -- Pathways, purposes, and points of view -- Views you can use -- Thinking ... machines -- Hindsight, foresight, and insight.
Subject Information visualization.
COMPUTERS -- Image Processing.
COMPUTERS -- Digital Media -- Graphics Applications.
PHOTOGRAPHY -- Techniques -- Digital.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Imaging Systems.
Information visualization. (OCoLC)fst00973185
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Whitney, Hunter. Data insights. San Francisco, Calif. : Morgan Kaufmann ; Oxford : Elsevier Science [distributor], 2012 9780123877949 (OCoLC)809082872
ISBN 9780123877949 (electronic bk.)
0123877946 (electronic bk.)
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