From Theory, To Research, To Practice and Back
- Maria dos Santos Lonsdale - University of Leeds, UK
Research Methods (General) | Visual Methods
Taking you on a journey through a full range of different types of visualisations including infographics and motion graphics, the book:
• Explains the underlying principles behind information visualisation, including the science of visual perception and cognition
• Provides easy-to-digest guidelines that bring research and best practice together
• Showcases a range of real-world applied examples, and outlines the do’s and don’ts of different approaches
• Shows how to use research methods to design with and for your target audience.
From an expert with years of experience researching, teaching, and doing information visualisation, learn how to make better and informed decisions around visualisation design that are appropriate for both your data and audience.
Information Visualisation: From Theory, To Research, To Practice and Back by Maria dos Santos Lonsdale is an excellent resource for researchers and practitioners interested in understanding the underlying principles behind information visualisation. This is a much needed book which provides easy-to-digest guidelines based on real-world applied examples.
Building up from key cognitive and visual principles, this book provides a comprehensive resource for designers of information graphics. As the title promises, Lonsdale weaves research and practice together, distilling a wealth of scholarship into clear, actionable guidelines.
This is a great compilation of theories for visualisation, that are well explained. The described guidelines for designing visualisations are essentials to UG students first adventuring in this area. Students can see the theories in practice through the vast quantity of visual examples throughout the book, that show dos and don'ts. For a long time this has been a must needed book, which draws from renowned authors and well-known theories, that can now be found in one place. A great starting point to the area of visualisation.
Ideal for Dissertation subjects using Visual story telling