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Interactive timeline
This is a tool designed to explore the history of visualization by placing interactive milestones along a timeline. The milestones include graphs, maps and technology that have made possible the change in visualization methods. Each milestone is linked to a detailed explanation and a visual example.
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Source:
Milestones in the History of thematic cartography, statistical graphics and data visualization: Michael Friendly & Daniel Denis (2010) Milestones in the History of thematic cartography, statistical graphics and data visualization. (Non-Commercial Research)
http://datavis.ca/milestones/
Interactive features
Users can select the time point the wish to explore. Each milestone is linked to detailed information and visual examples.
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  • Time lines can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel More sophisticated visualisations can be created using commercial packages such as Tableau, or development languages such as Processing.