Information Visualisation: From Theory, To Research, To Practice and Back by Maria dos Santos Lonsdale is an excellent resource for researchers and practitioners interested in understanding the underlying principles behind information visualisation. This is a much needed book which provides easy-to-digest guidelines based on real-world applied examples.
Building up from key cognitive and visual principles, this book provides a comprehensive resource for designers of information graphics. As the title promises, Lonsdale weaves research and practice together, distilling a wealth of scholarship into clear, actionable guidelines.
This is a great compilation of theories for visualisation, that are well explained. The described guidelines for designing visualisations are essentials to UG students first adventuring in this area. Students can see the theories in practice through the vast quantity of visual examples throughout the book, that show dos and don'ts. For a long time this has been a must needed book, which draws from renowned authors and well-known theories, that can now be found in one place. A great starting point to the area of visualisation.
Ideal for Dissertation subjects using Visual story telling