The why and how of data visualization

About this video

Data visualization greatly benefits research analysis and storytelling. But do you know how to pick the right plot to visualize your research data?

Part 1 of our “Thinking numbers in pictures: Data visualization for research articles” recorded webinar, Dr Robert Kosara, Data Visualization Developer, goes through the fundamentals, as well as the why and how of data visualization.

About the presenter

Dr Robert Kosara
Dr Robert Kosara

Data Visualization Developer at ObservableHQ 

Robert Kosara is Data Vis Developer at Observable. Prior to Observable, he was Lead Research Scientist at Tableau Software and Associate Professor of Computer Science at UNC Charlotte. He has created visualization techniques like Parallel Sets and performed research into the perceptual and cognitive basics of visualization. Recently, Robert’s research has focused on how to communicate and collaborate with data, and how storytelling can be adapted to incorporate data, interaction, and visualization.