Data Visualization (dataviz)

I’ve spent a lot of time recently thinking about data visualization, and the degree to which data visualization can contribute to understanding social phenomena. Here are a few data visualizations that I’ve worked on:

“How to Choose a Chart”how_to_choose_a_chart_a_visual_guide.png

Three Versions:

  1. PDF
  2. HTML
  3. One Page “Visual Guide“)

A Quick Introduction to the ggplot2 Graphing Library

(PDF) (HTML)

Tufte

An Example of a Potential Agency Dashboard, written in the flexdashboard package in R.

dashboard

A Guide to “Graphing Change Over Time

graphing change over time

A visualization of the countries that have placed country level bans upon physical punishment

cpbans

Some visualizations of ideas of multilevel modeling using data from the High School and Beyond Data Set

A “motion chart” of social class and happiness data from the General Social Survey

(click on the graph below to go to an interactive version)

motionchart

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