It's coming to the end of the academic year, which means there are lots of graduate students frantically finishing up their dissertations, defending, and earning their degrees (yay!). Here are some tasty visualization dissertations, new and old, worth thumbing through.
Information Visualization for the People by Mike Danziger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Comparative Media Studies
The Form of Facts and Figures by Christian Behrens, Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Interface Design
Practical Tools for Exploring Data and Models by Hadley Wickham, Iowa State University, Department of Statistics
Visual Tools for the Socioâ€“semantic Web by Moritz Stefaner, Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Interface Design
Computational Information Design by Ben Fry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Arts and Sciences