Data & Text Visualization Books

About the Series​

Visualization plays an ever-more prominent role in the world, as we communicate about and analyze data. This series aims to capture what visualization is today in all its variety and diversity, giving voice to researchers, practitioners, designers, and enthusiasts. It encompasses books from all subfields of visualization, including visual analytics, information visualization, scientific visualization, data journalism, infographics, and their connection to adjacent areas such as text analysis, digital humanities, data art, or augmented and virtual reality.

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7 Series Titles​

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Include Forthcoming Titles


Mobile Data Visualization

1st Edition​

Edited By Bongshin Lee, Raimund Dachselt, Petra Isenberg, Eun Kyoung Choe
December 23, 2021
Mobile Data Visualization is about facilitating access to and understanding of data on mobile devices. Wearable trackers, mobile phones, and tablets are used by millions of people each day to read weather maps, financial charts, or personal health meters. What is required to create effective ...

Data Sketches: A journey of imagination, exploration, and beautiful data visualizations

1st Edition​

By Nadieh Bremer, Shirley Wu
February 09, 2021
In Data Sketches, Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu document the deeply creative process behind 24 unique data visualization projects, and they combine this with powerful technical insights which reveal the mindset behind coding creatively. Exploring 12 different themes – from the Olympics to Presidents...

Visualizing with Text

1st Edition​

By Richard Brath
November 02, 2020
Visualizing with Text uncovers the rich palette of text elements usable in visualizations from simple labels through to documents. Using a multidisciplinary research effort spanning across fields including visualization, typography, and cartography, it builds a solid foundation for the design space...

Interactive Visual Data Analysis

1st Edition​

By Christian Tominski, Heidrun Schumann
April 30, 2020
In the age of big data, being able to make sense of data is an important key to success. Interactive Visual Data Analysis advocates the synthesis of visualization, interaction, and automatic computation to facilitate insight generation and knowledge crystallization from large and complex data. The ...

Data-Driven Storytelling

1st Edition​

Edited By Nathalie Henry Riche, Christophe Hurter, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Sheelagh Carpendale
March 29, 2018
This book presents an accessible introduction to data-driven storytelling. Resulting from unique discussions between data visualization researchers and data journalists, it offers an integrated definition of the topic, presents vivid examples and patterns for data storytelling, and calls out key ...

Information Theory Tools for Visualization

1st Edition​

By Min Chen, Miquel Feixas, Ivan Viola, Anton Bardera, Han-Wei Shen, Mateu Sbert
August 25, 2016
This book explores Information theory (IT) tools, which have become state of the art to solve and understand better many of the problems in visualization. This book covers all relevant literature up to date. It is the first book solely devoted to this subject, written by leading ...

Visualization Analysis and Design

1st Edition​

By Tamara Munzner
December 01, 2014
Learn How to Design Effective Visualization Systems Visualization Analysis and Design provides a systematic, comprehensive framework for thinking about visualization in terms of principles and design choices. The book features a unified approach encompassing information visualization techniques for...