Data-Driven Storytelling

Data-Driven Storytelling

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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 challenges and new opportunities for researchers and practitioners.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 17.78mm | 522g
  • CRC Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 15 Line drawings, color; 1 Line drawings, black and white; 41 Halftones, color; 3 Halftones, black and white; 10 Tables, black and white; 56 Illustrations, color; 14 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138197106
  • 9781138197107
  • 824,051

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction


Nathalie Henry Riche, Christophe Hurter, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Sheelagh Carpendale





Chapter 2. From Cognitive to Design Principles


Barbara Tversky





Chapter 3. Exploration and Explanation in Data-Driven Storytelling


Alice Thudt, Theresia Gschwandtner, Jagoda Walny, Jason Dykes, and John Stasko





Chapter 4. Data-Driven Storytelling Techniques: Analysis of a Curated Collection of Visual Stories


Charles D. Stolper, Bongshin Lee, Nathalie Henry Riche, and John Stasko





Chapter 5. Narrative Design Patterns for Data-Driven Storytelling


Benjamin Bach, Moritz Stefaner, Jeremy Boy, Steven Drucker, Lyn Bartram, Jo Wood, Paolo Ciuccarelli, Yuri Engelhardt, Ulrike Koeppen, Barbara Tversky





Chapter 6. Watches to Augmented Reality Devices and Gadgets for Data-Driven Storytelling


Bongshin Lee, Tim Dwyer, Dominikus Baur, Xaquin Gonzalez Veira





Chapter 7. From Analysis to Communication Supporting the Lifecycle of a Story


Fanny Chevalier, Melanie Tory, Bongshin Lee, Jarke van Wijk, Giuseppe Santucci, Marian Doerk, Jessica Hullman





Chapter 8. Organizing the Work of Data-Driven Visual Storytelling


Christina Elmer, Jonathan Schwabish, Benjamin Wiederkehr





Chapter 9. Communicating Data to an Audience


Steven Drucker, Samuel Huron, Robert Kosara, Jonathan Schwabish, Nicholas Diakopoulos





Chapter 10. Ethics in Data-Driven Visual Storytelling


Nicholas Diakopoulos





Chapter 11. Evaluating Data-Driven Stories & Storytelling Tools


Fereshteh Amini, Matthew Brehmer, Gordon Bolduan, Christina Elmer, Benjamin Wiederkehr
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Review Text

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


 
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Review quote

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
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About Nathalie Henry Riche

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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