Three contexts for data visualisation

About this video

Which chart type to use and what is appropriate for each use case in your research depends on the context and not just the data.

Extension of part 2, Part 3 of “Thinking numbers in pictures: Data visualization for research articles” explains different contexts to consider when applying 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.