The evolution of data visualization

About this video

Part 4 of “Thinking numbers in pictures: Data visualization for research articles” illustrates how data visualization has been evolving over the last 20 years. It also explains variations of data used to show uncertainty such as rainbow chart, box plot, error bar, dot plot etc.

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.