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The functional art : an introduction to information graphics and visualization
Alberto Cairo.
Design Library Call Number
  Design Library Course Reserve T385 .C3517 2013 DVD-ROM (Browse Shelf) Available - On Reserve (what's this?)
  Design Library Course Reserve T385 .C3517 2013 (Browse Shelf) Available - On Reserve (what's this?)
  • ISBN: 9780321834737
  • ISBN: 0321834739
  • OCLC Number: 785863999
  • "DVD-ROM: Includes a complete introductory information graphics video course"--Cover.
  • System requirements for accompanying material: DVD-ROM drive; HTML 5 compatible Web browser; Quicktime version 7 or higher.
Table of Contents

Introduction -- 1. Why visualize : from information to wisdom -- 2. Forms and functions : visualization as a technology -- 3. The beauty paradox : art and communication -- 4. The complexity challenge : presentation and exploration -- 5. The eye and the visual brain -- 6. Visualizing for the mind -- 7. Images in the head -- 8. Creating information graphics -- 9. The rise of interactive graphics.Profiles. The infographics gentleman / John Grimwade, Condé Nast traveler magazine ; Information art / Juan Velaso and Fernando Baptista, National geographic magazine ; All the infographics that are fit to print / Steve Duenes and Xaquín G.V., New York times ; Capital infographics / Hannah Fairfield, Washington post ; Germanic precision / Jan Schwochow, Golden Section Graphics ; Visualization in academia / Geoff McGhee, Stanford University ; Quantitative humanism / Hans Rosling, Gapminder Foundation ; Truth and beauty operator / Mortiz Stefaner ; The rising stars / Gregor Aisch and Jan Willem Tulp ; Visualizing literature / Stefanie Posavec -- Bibliography -- Index.