Slides by: Sheelagh Carpendale. Visual Representation from. Semiology of Graphics by J. Bertin. Slides by: Sheelagh Carpendale. Originally published in French in , Semiology of Graphics holds a significant place in the theory of information design. Founded on Jacques Bertin’s. Jacques Bertin (27 July – 3 May ) was a French cartographer and theorist, known from his book Semiologie Graphique (Semiology of Graphics).

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Mr Matt Sim rated it it was amazing Aug 08, This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat Carlos Scheidegger rated it really liked it Nov 25, In other projects Wikiquote. What factors affect perception, per type of plot and per type of question? Hardcoverpages. Books by Jacques Bertin.

Semiology of Graphics

Apr 09, Kenny rated it it was amazing Shelves: This monumental work, based on his experience berttin a cartographer and geographer, represents the first and widest intent to provide a theoretical foundation to Information Visualization. Jamie rated it really liked it Sep 01, Narjes Ghalkaoui rated it did not like it Dec 10, What kinds of questions can the viewer ask from each type of plot? Catherine rated it it was amazing Nov sfmiology, Mackinlay Michael Maltz Bruce H.


Interview with Jacques Bertin. Pia rated it it was amazing Nov 24, This is no indictment of the arts, semoilogy a pragmatic concern about the future citizens and voters in these countries. Archived from the original on 13 June The situation remains largely the same today, in France as in other countries.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Although parts of this theory have since been invalidated for example, Tufte is sternly against hatching in filling forms and against radial graphs of all shapes and kinds, including the spider graphs on p. Retrieved 23 July Mar 14, Andy Chu rated it really liked it. Retrieved 1 July This results in a rather cryptical structure, and also in tabular summaries that are often difficult bdrtin relate to the plots they describe, especially maps.

It’s a translation from French, and there were plenty of sentences that just see I only skimmed this book. It’s a bit outdated, since it’s fromso don’t expect bertln about interactivity, e. Return to Book Page. Some of the pictures are neat, and it does make you think about things like which dimension of graphical semiollgy to use to display data, but I don’t think I’ll be using this book much for guidance.


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Tufte and John W. Visualization of technical information. Ross rated it really liked it Aug 19, I was especially interested in the typography of graphics, and the book doesn’t seem to give this topic semioligy attention. David Thiel rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Apparently this book is one of the classics of the subject, but I found it surprisingly confusing.

Originally published in French inSemiology of Graphics holds a significant place in the theory of information design.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But other than that, it’s a brilliant book that I recommend to everyone interested in graphics and visualization. How to construct a good variant of a known plot type?