Resources

This page is a collection of visualization related resources.

Visualization Examples (Inspiration)

Information Aesthetics – Creative design applied to visualization
http://infosthetics.com/

Tableau’s Visualization of the day – A variety of creations using Tableau software
http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/community/viz-of-the-day

Gapminder – Moving scatterplot visualizations (as made famous by economist Hans Rosling) plus freely shared world data
http://www.gapminder.org/

Flowing Data
http://flowingdata.com/

 

Applications

Tableau Рgeneral purpose visual analytics tool.  Free for students.
http://www.tableausoftware.com/

Gephi – Open Graph Viz Platform – tool for undirected node-link diagrams
https://gephi.org/

Excel

Templates that produce better graphs in Excel
http://www.storytellingwithdata.com/2012/02/no-more-excuses-for-bad-simple-charts.html

 

Data

Working with data

Open Refine – tool for cleaning up messy data
http://openrefine.org/index.html

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