Napoleon

Dataviz as Maps: Star Wars, In One Chart (with apologies to Charles Minard)

One of the most famous maps incorporating time was created in 1861 by Charles Minard, a French Engineer.  The map and chart, entitled, “Carte figurative des pertes successives en hommes de l’Armée Française dans la campagne de Russie 1812-1813″, brilliantly illustrated the march to and from the Polish-Russian border to Moscow by Napoleon’s army and was profiled […]

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Infographic: Battle of Waterloo

*                      Title: Waterloo *                      Language: Russian Authors *                      Anton Mizinov (Design) *                      Denis Zaporozhan (Design) *                      Lera Bazankova (Design) *                      Masha Potashova (Editor) *                      Ivan Zemlyachenko (Development) Publishers  Battle of Waterloo — a final battle June 18, 1815 between Napoleon’s army and the Anglo-Dutch (under the command of […]

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Mapping Time: A Detailed Look at Minard’s Flow Map

Charles Minard’s Map of Napoleon’s Russian Campaign of 1812 One of the most famous maps incorporating time was created in 1861 by Charles Minard, a French Engineer.  The map and chart, entitled, “Carte figurative des pertes successives en hommes de l’Armée Française dans la campagne de Russie 1812-1813″, brilliantly illustrated the march to and from the Polish-Russian […]

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The Lyra Visualization Design Environment (VDE)

Source: Arvind Satyanarayan, Kanit “Ham” Wongsuphasawat, and Jeffrey Heer, The Lyra Visualization Design Environment (VDE), UW Interactive Data Lab Projects, http://idl.cs.washington.edu/projects/lyra/. What is Lyra? Lyra is an interactive environment that enables custom visualization design without writing any code. Graphical “marks” can be bound to data fields using property drop zones; dynamically positioned using connectors; and directly moved, rotated, and […]

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