Learn Data Visualisation in an appealing Circular format with Circos Data Visualisation How-to

November 2012 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce its first book on Circos, titled Circos Data Visualization How-to that helps data visualizers to explore ways of organising data in Circos. Written by Tom Schenk Jr., this book teaches how to transform simple tables into engaging diagrams, and create Circos diagrams using ribbons, heatmaps, and other data tracks.

About the Author:

Tom Schenk Jr.: Tom Schenk Jr. is the Director of Analytics for the city of Chicago. Apart from writing various articles on data visualizations he has also written articles on education and economic research. Tom has previously served as a consultant for Institutional Effectiveness and Accountability at the Iowa Department of Education.

"Circos Data Visualization How-to" is a friendly, hands-on guide to creating diagrams with step-by-step instructions. Although Circos was originally created for genetic research, this book emphasizes using Circos in the social sciences. Readers will learn how to transform raw data into a Circos-friendly format, and customize the format of Circos diagrams.

ACircos Data Visualisation How-to begins with installing Circos on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS, and moves on to using Circos in the social sciences. Circos's presence can be felt in the areas of conveying data on a visual perceptive to a wide audience. Readers will learn how to transform ordinary tables into engaging diagrams.

Statisticians, analysts, and graphic designers with an interest in data visualization will find this book to be an interesting read. The book is out now and is available from Packt. For more information, please visit the book page at Circos Data Visualization How-to.

 

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