Whitepaper on Designing Great Visualizations

This whitepaper might be of interests to some of you–Whitepaper on Designing Great Visualization. It briefly discusses the history and evolution of visual representations since the cave drawings era. It discusses the human perceptions, trust issues in interface, and how to use visuals to tell stories that are more than the data. This paper is written by a prestigious data visualization researcher Jock D. Mackinlay at the Tableau software (a data visualization software).


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