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Free eBook - Applying Color Theory to UX Design and Data Visualization

Posted on Thu, Apr 24, 2014 @ 03:01 PM

The application of color could make or break a brand, website, brochure, logo, or even what we wear on a a first date or to a business meeting. The same goes for how we present data. The more complex the data, the more important color becomes in guiding the participant through its visualization.

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Tags: UX Design, Health, Design for Care, Data Visualization, Color Theory

2nd Issue of UX Design & DataViz for Life

Posted on Thu, Apr 17, 2014 @ 11:56 AM

Welcome to the 2nd issue of the UX Design & DataViz for Life. Find some of the latest UX design and data visualization news items from around the web. This month's roundup includes some exciting articles such as:

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Tags: UX, Data Visualization, News

Introducing the UX Design and DataViz for Life News Site

Posted on Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

In industries, such as in healthcare and the life-sciences where complex information is distilled, compared, reanalyzed, and repurposed, visualization and user experience are essential. With the ever-growing number of projects aiming to make sense of the vast amounts data and the decreasing cost of DNA sequencing, it is more important than ever to stay current with the latest methods and practices in UX design and data visualization techniques and engage the community for feedback. This is why 5AM has started the UX Design and Dataviz for Life curated news site.

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Tags: UX, Data Visualization, News

Extreme Visualization Makeovers - Genome.gov’s Published Genome Wide Associations Chart

Posted on Thu, Dec 05, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

This is a revisted article that is as relevant today as it was four years ago. Welcome to  Extreme Visualization Makeovers! In each installment, we’ll look at a different data visualization, chart, or graphic from the literature or the Web, and see if we can find ways to make it more effective. While each installment may not prove to be “extreme” – that makes a better title for our series, so we’re sticking with it.
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Tags: UX, Data Visualization

3 Smart Visualizations Tools for Translational Research

Posted on Thu, Oct 17, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Biomedical research is dealing with more and more data. A lot of this data is complex, and can come from multiples sources. Part of this problem can be addressed by applying computational and statistical methods to tease out the meaning from large datasets. But what if you don’t even know what to tease out? Many projects require exploratory work before more focused analytical work can done.

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Tags: translational research, heat map, Data Visualization


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