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AK Peters Visualization Series


About the Series

Visualization plays an ever-more prominent role in the world, as we communicate about and analyze data. This series aims to capture what visualization is today in all its variety and diversity, giving voice to researchers, practitioners, designers, and enthusiasts. It encompasses books from all subfields of visualization, including visual analytics, information visualization, scientific visualization, data journalism, infographics, and their connection to adjacent areas such as text analysis, digital humanities, data art, or augmented and virtual reality.

For more information or to discuss submitting a proposal for the series, please contact Elliott Morsia ([email protected]).

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Building Science Graphics An Illustrated Guide to Communicating Science through Diagrams and Visualizations

Building Science Graphics: An Illustrated Guide to Communicating Science through Diagrams and Visualizations

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Jen Christiansen
December 13, 2022

Building Science Graphics: An illustrated guide to communicating science through diagrams and visualizations is a practical guide for anyone—regardless of previous design experience and preferred drawing tools—interested in creating science-centric illustrated explanatory diagrams. Starting with a ...

Joyful Infographics A Friendly, Human Approach to Data

Joyful Infographics: A Friendly, Human Approach to Data

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Nigel Holmes
November 30, 2022

In Joyful Infographics: A Friendly, Human Approach to Data, one of the leading graphic designers of recent times shows how a judicious use of humor can make infographics more understandable. Written in non-academic, easy to understand language, and with historical and contemporary visual examples ...

Questions in Dataviz A Design-Driven Process for Data Visualisation

Questions in Dataviz: A Design-Driven Process for Data Visualisation

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Neil Richards
November 02, 2022

This book takes the reader through the process of learning and creating data visualisation, following a unique journey with questions every step of the way, ultimately discussing how and when to bend and break the "rules" to come up with creative, unique, and sometimes unconventional ideas. Each ...

Making with Data Physical Design and Craft in a Data-Driven World

Making with Data: Physical Design and Craft in a Data-Driven World

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Samuel Huron, Till Nagel, Lora Oehlberg, Wesley Willett
October 18, 2022

Making with Data: Physical Design and Craft in a Data-Driven World provides a snapshot of the practices used by contemporary designers, researchers, and artists who are creating objects, spaces, and experiences imbued with data. Creators of physical representations of data draw from a range of ...

Mobile Data Visualization

Mobile Data Visualization

1st Edition

Edited By Bongshin Lee, Raimund Dachselt, Petra Isenberg, Eun Kyoung Choe
December 23, 2021

Mobile Data Visualization is about facilitating access to and understanding of data on mobile devices. Wearable trackers, mobile phones, and tablets are used by millions of people each day to read weather maps, financial charts, or personal health meters. What is required to create e­ffective ...

Data Sketches A journey of imagination, exploration, and beautiful data visualizations

Data Sketches: A journey of imagination, exploration, and beautiful data visualizations

1st Edition

By Nadieh Bremer, Shirley Wu
February 09, 2021

In Data Sketches, Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu document the deeply creative process behind 24 unique data visualization projects, and they combine this with powerful technical insights which reveal the mindset behind coding creatively. Exploring 12 different themes – from the Olympics to Presidents...

Visualizing with Text

Visualizing with Text

1st Edition

By Richard Brath
November 02, 2020

Visualizing with Text uncovers the rich palette of text elements usable in visualizations from simple labels through to documents. Using a multidisciplinary research effort spanning across fields including visualization, typography, and cartography, it builds a solid foundation for the design space...

Interactive Visual Data Analysis

Interactive Visual Data Analysis

1st Edition

By Christian Tominski, Heidrun Schumann
April 30, 2020

In the age of big data, being able to make sense of data is an important key to success. Interactive Visual Data Analysis advocates the synthesis of visualization, interaction, and automatic computation to facilitate insight generation and knowledge crystallization from large and complex data. The ...

Data-Driven Storytelling

Data-Driven Storytelling

1st Edition

Edited By Nathalie Henry Riche, Christophe Hurter, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Sheelagh Carpendale
March 29, 2018

This book presents an accessible introduction to data-driven storytelling. Resulting from unique discussions between data visualization researchers and data journalists, it offers an integrated definition of the topic, presents vivid examples and patterns for data storytelling, and calls out key ...

Information Theory Tools for Visualization

Information Theory Tools for Visualization

1st Edition

By Min Chen, Miquel Feixas, Ivan Viola, Anton Bardera, Han-Wei Shen, Mateu Sbert
August 25, 2016

This book explores Information theory (IT) tools, which have become state of the art to solve and understand better many of the problems in visualization. This book covers all relevant literature up to date. It is the first book solely devoted to this subject, written by leading ...

Visualization Analysis and Design

Visualization Analysis and Design

1st Edition

By Tamara Munzner
December 01, 2014

Learn How to Design Effective Visualization Systems Visualization Analysis and Design provides a systematic, comprehensive framework for thinking about visualization in terms of principles and design choices. The book features a unified approach encompassing information visualization techniques for...

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