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Singh, Gary: "Stories in the Data." In: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 38.3 (2017), S. 4–5.
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Keywords: Digitalisierung, Interview, Kommunikation, Naturwissenschaften, Sachcomics
Collection: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
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To some degree, comics have always been used to convert data into stories, from ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics to crude biology diagrams in grade-school textbooks. By their very nature, comics communicate through a variety of visualization techniques. Benjamin Bach, who along with his coauthors Nathalie Henry Riche, Sheelagh Carpendale, and Hanspeter Pfister created this issue's Art on Graphics special contribution about the emerging genre of data comics, here talks about their attempts to leverage the massive untapped potential for data-driven comics to explain multiple threads of simultaneous data.