Learning to Data
Tutorials, Books, and Guides
With cyclical data, a circular format might be useful. Combine that with a smooth density to reduce noise, and you got yourself a plot.
By shifting the baseline to a reference point, you can focus a line chart on relative change, which can improve the visibility of smaller categories.
Ooo, bubbles… It’s not the most visually efficient method, but it’s one of the more visually satisfying ones.
Visualize rankings over time instead of absolute values to focus on order instead of the magnitude of change.
Guides and Tips
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If you take away anything from The Visual Display of …