TSEM102: Information Visualization: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Communicating Information (VINCENTI)
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This 4-volume encyclopedia contains over 200 comprehensive entries on topics related to information systems. Each entry begins with a glossary and ends with a list of references for further reading. The entries are supplemented by charts and graphs illustrating important concepts in information systems.
Major subject areas covered by the encyclopedia include the application of information systems to other disciplines/professions, artificial intelligence, hardware and software, management support systems, and systems analysis and design.
Geographic information science focuses on the collection, modeling, management, display, and interpretation of geographic data. This Encyclopedia provides background information on subtopics in this field.
From the publisher - This handbook is concerned with principles for design of the Human-Computer Interface... [and] is intended to summarize the research and provide recommendations for how the information can be used by designers of computer systems... and may also be used as a reference for teaching and research.
From the publisher - Geovisualization is an emerging domain that draws upon disciplines such as computer science, human-computer interaction design, cognitive sciences, graphical statistics, data visualization, information visualization, geographic information science and cartography to discuss, develop and evaluate interactive cartography.... The thirty-six chapters [in this book] present summaries of work undertaken, case studies focused on new methods and their application, system descriptions, tests of their implementation, plans for collaboration and reflections on experiences of using and developing geovisualization techniques.
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This is a list of books you can find at Cook Library about information and data visualizations. Make sure you click on the title and check the status to confirm that it is still on the shelf!
This database contains a large number of ebooks on various topics in computer science, information systems, and technology. Searches can be performed at either the title level or the chapter level. The full text of all books are available and searchable. Try a simple search for 'information visualization' to see what is available.
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Web site and blog for David McCandless, a London-based author, writer and designer.
This site is set up to allow the entire internet community to upload data, visualize it, and talk about their discoveries with other people.
Inspired by Lev Manovich's definition of "information aesthetics", this weblog explores the symbiotic relationship between creative design and the field of information visualization. More specifically, it collects projects that represent data or information in original or intriguing ways.
Pachube ("patch-bay") connects people to devices, applications, and the Internet of Things. As a web-based service built to manage the world's real-time data, Pachube gives people the power to share, collaborate, and make use of information generated from the world around them.
The leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
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