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Data-Driven Storytelling Paperback – 29 March 2018

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Trumpets please! This lucidly written report on data-driven storytelling lays out the compelling benefits and substantial challenges of this potent journalistic innovation. The strong team of authors offer fresh thinking and thoughtful guidance on exploration, explanation, engagement, ethics, and evaluation. Packed with examples for practitioners and references for researchers, this book opens up fresh possibilities that extend information visualization into decision-making, policy-shifting, and mind-changing applications.

--Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland

Data-Driven Storytelling presents an accessible and informative introduction to data-driven storytelling. Resulting from unique discussions between data visualization researchers and data journalists, Data-Driven Storytelling offers an integrated definition of the topic, presents vivid examples and patterns for data storytelling, and calls out key challenges and new opportunities for researchers and practitioners. The newest addition to the simply outstanding CRC Press 'A K Peters Visualization Series', Data-Driven Storytelling is unreservedly recommended for professional, corporate, college, and university library Computer Science & Engineering collections and supplemental studies reading lists.

--Midwest Book Review, May 2018

Data-Driven Storytelling promotes an efficient way of data-driven storytelling in professionalism and its profound implications. This approach involves visualizations, explorations, explanations, curated visuals, narrative design patterns, process from analysis to communication, impressing the audience, ethical guidelines and evaluation methods on successful the data driven storytelling.

--Ramalingam Shanmugam, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation

"This bible of data-driven storytelling covers everything you need to know about the topic, from storytelling techniques (including scrollytelling) and narrative design patterns to evaluation and ethics in storytelling, providing readers with explanations and examples of the concepts described as well as extensive reference material. All of this is expressed in an accurate, concise, and clear way."

--Lorenzo Amabili, University of Groningen, Book Review in Nightingale

About the Author

Dr. Nathalie Henry Riche is a researcher at Microsoft Research since December 2008. She holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Paris XI and INRIA, France, as well as from the University of Sydney, Australia. Her research focuses on human-computer interaction and information visualization.

Dr. Christophe Hurter is a professor at the Interactive Data Visualization group ( part of the DEVI team) of the French Civil Aviation University (ENAC) in Toulouse, France.

Dr. Nicholas Diakopoulos is an Assistant Professor at the Northwestern University School of Communication where he directs the Computational Journalism Lab

Dr. Sheelagh Carpendale is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary where she holds a Canada Research Chair in Information Visualization, the NSERC/AITF/SMART Technologies Industrial Research Chair in Interactive Technologies and leads the Innovations in Visualization (InnoVis) research group.


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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ A K Peters/CRC Press; 1st edition (29 March 2018)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 296 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1138197106
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1138197107
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.57 x 1.68 x 23.5 cm
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