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. Demonstrates, with a variety of case studies, how visualizations can foster a clearer and more comprehensive understanding of data Answers the question, qHow can data visualization help me?q 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 processSee also User interfaces (UIs) changes in, 202a203 learned vs. intuitive, 203a 206 Interval scale, 111, 112f Intuition, ... 278f Keyboard/mouse input vs. touch input, 209 Kilobyte, 20 Knowledge, 234a235 Kromer, Flip, 24a25 Kwik, Huey, 69 a70, ... 280 Local knowledge, 179a180 Locally produced data, 86 Locus of control, 214 Lorion, Mark, 89 Low number event (LNE), 86 ... Manual approach, of handling data, 236a237 Marsh, Jason, 67a69 Marty, Raffael, 133a134, 134f MATE software, anbsp;...
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