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Atlas of Knowledge (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
224
Utgivningsdatum
2015-03-20
Utmärkelser
Winner of <PrizeName>Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2015</PrizeName> 2015
Förlag
MIT Press
Illustratör/Fotograf
582 Illustrations
Illustrationer
582 color illus.; 1164 Illustrations, unspecified
Dimensioner
292 x 336 x 38 mm
Vikt
2059 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780262028813
Atlas of Knowledge (inbunden)

Atlas of Knowledge

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The power of mapping: principles for visualizing knowledge, illustrated by many stunning large-scale, full-color maps. Maps of physical spaces locate us in the world and help us navigate unfamiliar routes. Maps of topical spaces help us visualize the extent and structure of our collective knowledge; they reveal bursts of activity, pathways of ideas, and borders that beg to be crossed. This book, from the author of Atlas of Science, describes the power of topical maps, providing readers with principles for visualizing knowledge and offering as examples forty large-scale and more than 100 small-scale full-color maps. Today, data literacy is becoming as important as language literacy. Well-designed visualizations can rescue us from a sea of data, helping us to make sense of information, connect ideas, and make better decisions in real time. In Atlas of Knowledge, leading visualization expert Katy Boerner makes the case for a systems science approach to science and technology studies and explains different types and levels of analysis. Drawing on fifteen years of teaching and tool development, she introduces a theoretical framework meant to guide readers through user and task analysis; data preparation, analysis, and visualization; visualization deployment; and the interpretation of science maps. To exemplify the framework, the Atlas features striking and enlightening new maps from the popular "Places & Spaces: Mapping Science" exhibit that range from "Key Events in the Development of the Video Tape Recorder" to "Mobile Landscapes: Location Data from Cell Phones for Urban Analysis" to "Literary Empires: Mapping Temporal and Spatial Settings of Victorian Poetry" to "Seeing Standards: A Visualization of the Metadata Universe." She also discusses the possible effect of science maps on the practice of science.
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The Atlas of Knowledge is an excellent general reference book for those interested in scientific approaches to computer-generated data visualization. -The Globe. Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Map Society Inc.

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Katy Borner is Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science, Leader of the Information Visualization Lab, and Founding Director of the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center at Indiana University Bloomington. She is the author of Atlas of Science: Visualizing What We Know and the coauthor of Visual Insights: A Practical Guide to Making Sense of Data, both published by the MIT Press.