Visualising Knowledge – Lessons from 25 years of policy-related data visualisation

PBL data visualisation is about visualising research results, using graphs, maps, diagrams and infographics. Over the years, the variety in types of visualisation formats has greatly increased. In addition, visualisations have to be presented in an increasing number of different media: from figures in reports to interactive visualisations that are easy to read on smartphones and tablets. The visualisation experts use numerous examples to show the lessons learned, including those on the use of axes in graphs, depiction of complex concepts, representation of uncertainties, the meaning of colours and accessibility for people who are colour-blind.

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