LECTURE POD 3- Historical and contemporary visualization methods (part 1)

Summary: Data visualization example (1): Data visualization strategies have been utilized over two centuries. Lecture pod 3 first discusses a data visualization that depicts the failure of Napoleon's invasion into Moscow which occurred in 1812. https://www.google.com.au/search?q=napoleon+data+visualization&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiyyPr7oKfVAhUKwbwKHWAqBmMQ_AUICigB&biw=1920&bih=950#imgrc=FCt4y-Pl4KRuoM: A French engineer created this map, 50 years after the failure of Napoleon's invasion into Moscow which occurred in … Continue reading LECTURE POD 3- Historical and contemporary visualization methods (part 1)

LECTURE POD 2- DATA TYPES

Summary: There are 4 different types of data that are discussed in this lecture pod. They include: Nominal Ordinal Interval Ratio Nominal data derives from the Latin word, 'nomen' meaning 'pertaining to names.' An example of nominal data is if an individual went grocery shopping and observed that various items would fall into different categories. … Continue reading LECTURE POD 2- DATA TYPES

Lecture 1- Introduction to data visualization

Summary: Data visualization is both an art and a science. It can be simply defined as data that has been visualized. Data values are qualitative or quantitative variables belonging to a set of ideas. Data itself has no meaning. For data to carry on information, it must be interpreted. https://www.google.com.au/search?q=data+visualisation&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwim2eTLs6fVAhVEUrwKHe2ICOYQ_AUICigB&biw=1920&bih=901#imgrc=EBbbkYry4RuhbM: Although infographics and data visualization … Continue reading Lecture 1- Introduction to data visualization