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EMBO Practical Course: Bioinformatics and Genome Analysis, 5–17 June 2017.


data visualization + science communication

Martin Krzywinski @MKrzywinski mkweb.bcgsc.ca
Essentials of Data Visualization. An 8-part video mini-series on how to think about drawing data. In collaboration with University of Sydney.

Each video is about 15 minutes long and includes exercises for you to try.

Let me what you think—leave your feedback below each video.

Shapes and Symbols

Intuitively encode role and relevance.

PDF | Shapes and glyphs are really important. They make up the heart of a lot of data plots. Your default should be the circle. If you need different shapes, try to map the classes as intuitively as possible onto the shapes. Use less prominent symbols for data that are less relevant (such as reference data included for context).