Information Tells Stories

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Information Tells Stories by Mind Map: Information Tells Stories

1. InfoVis Mantra

1.1. Select and Filter

1.2. Reconfigure

1.2.1. http://www.minglebee.com/gp/

1.3. Encode

1.4. Zoom (overview and details)

1.5. Connect

2. Why visualization is important?

2.1. Cholera Epidemic Example

3. Visualization Patterns

3.1. Timeline Diagrams

3.1.1. Map + Flow

3.1.1.1. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/29/Minard.png

3.1.1.2. http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2009/06/02/sports/03marathon.grafic.html

3.1.2. Flow

3.1.2.1. http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2008/02/24/business/24METRIC_GRAPHIC.html

3.1.2.2. http://plan.tpondemand.com/restui/tpview.aspx?acid=CDF8D2947CC1C79BCF93FD870B4D7FB5#userstory/39379||{"tab":"implementationHistory"}

3.1.2.3. http://plan.tpondemand.com/restui/tpview.aspx?acid=CDF8D2947CC1C79BCF93FD870B4D7FB5#userstory/41096||{"tab":"implementationHistory"}

3.1.2.4. http://synapticnulship.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/movie_narrative_charts_large.png

3.1.3. Schedule

3.1.3.1. http://mbostock.github.com/protovis/ex/caltrain.html

3.1.3.2. http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2007/03/17/nyregion/nyregionspecial2/20070318_TRAIN_GRAPHIC.html

3.2. Multi-dimensional diagrams

3.2.1. Matrix

3.2.1.1. http://eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2007/08/28/eurheartj.ehm316/F4.large.jpg

3.2.1.2. Board+

3.2.2. Scatterplot

3.2.2.1. http://www.nytimes.com/packages/khtml/2006/04/02/business/20060402_SECTOR_GRAPHIC.html

3.2.2.2. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/01/02/business/20110102-metrics-graphic.html

3.2.3. Small-multiples

3.2.3.1. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/08/16/sports/olympics/20080816_world_records.html

3.2.3.2. http://ieg.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/~aigner/teaching/ws06/infovis_ue/img/technique-images/full-size/tufte_patient_status2.jpg

3.2.3.3. http://mbostock.github.com/protovis/ex/hotel.html

3.3. Maps

3.3.1. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/03/10/us/20090310-immigration-explorer.html

3.4. Networks

3.4.1. TreeMap

3.4.1.1. http://www.smartmoney.com/map-of-the-market/

3.4.2. Mindmap

4. Basic Principles

4.1. Data to Ink Ratio

4.2. Image Concept

4.2.1. Levels of Reading

4.3. Legibility Rules