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Building a compelling argument with data

Telling stories with data sounds like a great idea, but often you simply want to make a clear and compelling argument. How do you do that? In this Data Science Central webinar, Robert Kosara will walk you through a particular structure for stories that works well in news graphics and describe how and why it applies to data. He will also talk about the differences between classical story and story with data based on his research and experiences.

About the speaker

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Robert Kosara

Research Scientist, Visual Analysis - Tableau Software

Robert Kosara is a researcher in Tableau's Visual Analysis group. Before he joined Tableau in 2012, he was a professor of computer science at UNC Charlotte. Robert has created visualization techniques like parallel sets and performed research into the perceptual and cognitive basics of visualization. Recently, his research has focused on how to communicate data using tools from visualization, and how storytelling can be adapted to incorporate data, interaction, and visualization.

Robert received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Vienna University of Technology (Vienna, Austria). His list of publications can be found online on his vanity website. He can be found on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Google Scholar.

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