Reg No: HS 2018/15


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Faculty Board of Arts and Social Sciences
Media and Communication Studies

Course Reading

Data Visualisation and Communication

Valid from spring semester 2018


Course Code: MKGB93
Course Title: Data Visualisation and Communication
Datavisualisering och kommunikation
Credits: 7.5
Degree Level: Bachelor

Other literature determined by examining teacher, approx. 100 pages

Cairo, Alberto. The functional art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization. New Riders, 2013. Pages: 362.

Cairo, Alberto. The truthful art: Data, charts, and maps for communication. New Riders, 2016. Pages: 382.

Reference Literature

Böhner, K. Atlas of Knowledge: Anyone Can Map. Boston: MIT Press, 2015. Pages: 224.

Few, S. Now you see it: Simple visualization techniques for quantitative analysis. Oakland, CA: Analytic Press, 2009. Pages: 327.

Few, S. Show me the numbers: Designing tables and graphs to enlighten. Burlingame: Analytic Press, 2012. Pages: 351.

Meirelles, Isabel. Design for Information: An Introduction to the Histories, theories, and Best Practices behind Effective Information Visualizations. Beverly, MA: Rockport, 2013. Pages: 224.

Tufte, E. R. The visual display of quantitative information. Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press, 2001. Pages: 197.


Approved by the Faculty Board of Arts and Social Sciences, 23 February 2018