Distributions & Uncertainty
Readings due before class on Monday, February 18, 2019
Chapters 7 and 11 in Alberto Cairo, The Truthful ArtAlberto Cairo, The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication (Berkeley, California: New Riders, 2016).
Chapter 7: Histograms and density plots, Chapter 8: Empirical cumulative distribution functions, Chapter 9: Visualizing many distributions at once and Chapter 16: Visualizing uncertanity in Claus Wilke, Fundamentals of Data VisualizationClaus E. Wilke, Fundamentals of Data Visualization (Sebastopol, California: O’Reilly Media, 2018), https://serialmentor.com/dataviz/.
Showing uncertainty during the live election forecast & Trolling the uncertainty dial Figure 2 from Ivelina Momcheva and Erik Tollerud, “Software Use in Astronomy: An Informal Survey,” July 14, 2015, https://arxiv.org/abs/1507.03989.
- UW Interactive Data Lab, “Value-Suppressing Uncertainty Palettes”