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Data Visualization

Evan F. Sinar

in Employee Surveys and Sensing: Challenges and Opportunities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190939717
eISBN:
9780190939748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939717.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Data visualization—a set of approaches for applying graphical principles to represent quantitative information—is extremely well matched to the nature of survey data but often underleveraged for this ... More


Theory and Practice of a Digital Ars Memoria

Seth Long

in Excavating the Memory Palace: Arts of Visualization from the Agora to the Computer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226695143
eISBN:
9780226695310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226695310.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 5 grapples with technological concerns introduced in previous chapters. It frames contemporary data visualization technologies as a renewed manifestation of the visual mnemonic tradition, ... More


Enhancing museum visits through the creation of data visualisation to support the recording and sharing of experiences

Ian Gwilt, Patrick McEntaggart, Melanie Levick-Parkin, and Jonathan Wood

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores the use of a practice-led research methodology in the design of generative data visualisations that can be used to record and reveal the details of an empiric museum visit. The ... More


The Data Visualization Slide

Jonathan Schwabish

in Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175210
eISBN:
9780231542791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175210.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

One of the primary visual elements researchers will use in their presentations is graphs, charts, and other visualizations to show estimates and findings. Because we are more likely to remember and ... More


Data Visualization

Richard Wright

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter starts with the definition of visualization and continues with the description of data visual rendering origination history and its purpose and advantages. It also argues that the ... More


Visual Analytics as Artful Revelation

Catelijne Coopmans

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter explores how relations between seeing and knowing are articulated in efforts to promote “visual analytics”: the practice of extracting insights from large datasets with the help of ... More


Critical statistical literacy and interactive data visualisations

Jim Ridgway, James Nicholson, Sinclair Sutherland, and Spencer Hedger

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Large amounts of data, relevant to decision making and political argument, are now available. However, these data are often accessible only to people with reasonably developed skills in data ... More


Failing in Style: Business Consulting in Wartime Berlin

Florian Hoof

in Angels of Efficiency: A Media History of Consulting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190886363
eISBN:
9780190886400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886363.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 focuses on the restructuring of the Berlin-based Auergesellschaft, one of the Gilbreths’ first consulting contracts, in which, from 1914 on, they began to implement their consulting method ... More


Visual Culture and Consulting: Charting, Simulation, and Calculation Devices

Florian Hoof

in Angels of Efficiency: A Media History of Consulting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190886363
eISBN:
9780190886400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886363.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter introduces the concept of visual management and shows how visual charting, simulation devices, and calculation devices were used in business organizations. It describes the installation ... More


Statistical graphics

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan

in Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198785699
eISBN:
9780191827518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785699.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

A statistical graph can offer an alternative compelling approach to teaching statistical thinking, but making good statistical graphs is hard to do. Each step in the process (e.g., change in scale, ... More


The application of digital methods in a life course approach to family studies

Alexia Maddox

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers how the emerging field of digital research methods can be applied in a life course approach to family studies. It first describes the methodological dimensions of the life ... More


Using R for Data Analysis in Social Sciences: A Research Project-Oriented Approach

Quan Li

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190656218
eISBN:
9780190656256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656218.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book seeks to teach undergraduate and graduate students in social sciences how to use R to manage, visualize, and analyze data in order to answer substantive questions and replicate published ... More


Descriptive statistics

Aaron Williamon, Jane Ginsborg, Rosie Perkins, and George Waddell

in Performing Music Research: Methods in Music Education, Psychology, and Performance Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198714545
eISBN:
9780191883071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714545.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Music Psychology

Chapter 10 of Performing Music Research sets out the fundamental principles that underpin all statistics. Statistics must be used with care, and strict conditions govern their deployment, many of ... More


Energetics

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills

in Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Measurements of daily energy expenditure and water turnover showed that energy expenditure in cheetahs was not significantly greater than expected, but water turnover was low. There were no sex ... More


Deepening Our Understanding of Rights Realization through Disaggregation and Mapping: Integrating Census Data and Participatory GIS

Rimjhim Aggarwal and LaDawn Haglund

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the authors explore the possibilities offered by Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in integrating diverse kinds of data at different jurisdictional levels, and mapping and ... More


Becoming Human: Iron Man 2

Sean Cubitt

in Anecdotal Evidence: Ecocritiqe from Hollywood to the Mass Image

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065713
eISBN:
9780190065751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065713.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Iron Man 2 (John Favreau, 2010) focuses on a man isolated from his environment by a protective suit, and from his friends, family, and romantic interest by the conviction that he is dying as a result ... More


A Conceptual Roadmap for Social Science Methods in Human Rights Fact-Finding

Margaret L. Satterthwaite and Justin C. Simeone

in The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239480
eISBN:
9780190239527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239480.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Quantitative analyses are a powerful tool in the human rights practitioner’s methodology toolbox. Statistics allow researchers to reframe and examine topics in order to provide context or insights ... More


Criticality: The Urgency of Drawing and Tracing

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Criticality traces the origin stories of critical mapping while attempting to forward a renewed agenda that sidesteps the baggage of the word ‘critical’. It proposes that the heart of this agenda is ... More


Quantification: Counting on Location-Aware Futures

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Quantification re-examines a perennial bogeyman for the critical social sciences, by exploring three underexamined facets of quantification in everyday life: interoperability and propriety, ... More


Introduction: Interactives in the News

Nikki Usher

in Interactive Journalism: Hackers, Data, and Code

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040511
eISBN:
9780252098956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040511.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the rise of a new form of news called interactive journalism and how it is changing the profession. Interactive journalism is defined as a visual presentation of storytelling ... More


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