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Summary: This website provides the definition of data visualisation as well as a brief history and why it is important. It also briefly goes into depth as to why it is a wise investment into the future of data and how it helps us to make informed decisions based on visual evidence and trends.

Summary: This website provides the top 15 most common types of data visualisation and how to use them properly, with precedents. This includes 2D area. temporal, multidimensional, hierarchical and network visualisations.

Summary: This website provides a brief explanation of data visualisation, stating that it is described as “any general effort to help people understand the significance of data by placing it in visual context.” (2012). It also provides an explanation of how it works and why it is essential in business.

Summary: This website is based on aesthetic design and exhibits 50 appealing examples of data visualisation and various websites that are both interactive and for the user to observe and admire.

Summary: This website is written by Scott Berinato who goes into depth about his understanding of data visualisation and the importance of it in business. He also offers the audience four types of visualisation that include idea illustration, visual discovery, exploration and everyday data visualisation.

Summary: This website discusses the revolution of data visualisation and how it allows for it to be “possible to see through the deluge.”

Summary: This website describes in detail what data visualisation is and provides several precedents of different types. It emphasises how “a picture is worth a thousand words” and that when data is interpreted visually, then we are able to see trends unlike before and help us make informed decisions and interpretations.

Summary: National Geographic shows data visualisations of different areas around the world and how it helps scientists and analysts to make informed decisions and exemplify connections that were unseen originally.

 

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