Healy, Kieran. 1973-

Data visualization : a practical introduction / Kieran Healy. - xviii, 272 pages : illustrations (some color), charts ; 26 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-266) and index.

Look at data -- Get started -- Make a plot -- Show the right numbers -- Graph tables, add labels, make notes -- Work with models -- Draw maps -- Refine your plots.

"This book provides students and researchers a hands-on introduction to the principles and practice of data visualization. It explains what makes some graphs succeed while others fail, how to make high-quality figures from data using powerful and reproducible methods, and how to think about data visualization in an honest and effective way. Data visualization builds the reader's expertise in ggplot2, a versatile visualization library for the R programming language ...."--Page 4 of cover.

9780691181622 (pbk.) 9780691181615 (hardcover)


Information visualization.
R (Computer program language)
Visual analytics.

001.4226 HEA / 013182
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