Semiology of graphics. Front Cover. Jacques Bertin. University of Wisconsin Press, – Business & Economics – pages. Jacques Bertin (27 July – 3 May ) was a French cartographer and theorist, known from his book Semiologie Graphique (Semiology of Graphics). by their visual characteristics (Bertin calls these retinal variables) .. Jacques Bertin, Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps. Translated by W. J.

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Jacques Bertin

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Using Vision to Think Interactive Technologies. The od a treasure trove of significant ideas in information design, split into two parts: Andy rated it really liked it Jan 22, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The fact that the title uses an uncommon, academic sounding word should be a hint that the whole book is kind of like that.

Mar 14, Andy Chu rated it really liked it. Views Read Edit View history. It covers the fundamental principles of visualization very detailed and thoroughly.

Some of the pictures are neat, and it does make you think about things like which dimension of graphical differentiation to jacquss to display data, but I don’t think I’ll be using this book much for guidance. Jeremy rated it really seemiology it Aug 16, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I was especially interested in the typography of graphics, and the book doesn’t seem to give this topic much attention.

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Semiology of Graphics

I only skimmed this book. Apparently this book is one of the classics of the subject, but I found it surprisingly confusing. The language used makes the book a little boring to read, but is absolutely necessary to understand the concepts behind the design of a graphic, infography, diagram, etc.

The figures are labelled in unpredictable orders on the page, some never mentioned in the text, and because of a mediocre printing job, many exhibit the very errors Bertin seeks to graphis how to avoid.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Sean Carmody rated it really liked it Jun 16, About the Author Jacques Bertin is a French cartographer and theorist. Which is good to see. The book is a very good guide for the basis on how to construct diagrams and other graphics. It’s been awhile, but I believe most of it is essentially covering theme of accurately representing data with graphics. Song rated it really liked it Apr 01, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


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LI Wei rated it really liked it Jan 05, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Representation, Visualization, and Design. Probably one of the best books to start with if you’re interested in visualizing data.

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I’ve found it to be a necessary volume on my visualizations book shelf. I enjoyed it very much indeed.

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