Chapter 5 Footnotes & Links

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1 Lewis Lancaster, “From Text to Image to Analysis: Visualization of Chinese Buddhist Canon” Abstract for Digital Humanities DH 2010 King’s College London
7th–10th July 2010,

2 Ben Schmidt (May 9 2013), “What years do historians write about?” Sapping Attention

3 See the New York Times’ data analysis and visualization blog, The Upshot.

4 M.E.J. Newman (2008), “Maps of the 2008 US Presidential Election Results,” One may also download Newman’s data to explore.

5 ‘Pelagios’ is a project linking together open data on the internet as it pertains to ancient places. See This map is discussed in detail in Johan °Ahlfeldt ‘A digital map of the Roman Empire’ 19 September 2012 http://

6 For a discussion about this project, see

7 W. H. Smith (1924), Graphic Statistics in Management, New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company; this is reproduced on the Visual Complexity database at

8 See Brian Abelson (April 22, 2014), “Finding Evidence of Climate Change in a Billion Rows of Data,” Source Open News, see for details.

9 Monroe, Randall. 2010. ‘Color Survey Results’ xkcd.

10 Zoss, Angela. (2015). ‘Introduction to Data Visualization’. Duke University Libraries, The work of Edward Tufte is brought together at

11 Colin Ware (2015), Information Visualization, 3rd Edition: Perception for Design(Interactive Technologies), Boston: Morgan Kaufmann.

12 Edward R. Tufte (1983), The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press and Edward R. Tufte (1990), Envisioning Information, Cheshire,Conn.: Graphics Press.

13Katy Börner (2014), Visual Insights, Cambridge: MIT Press.

14 Elijah Meeks (2015), D3.js in Action, Shelter Island, NY: Manning.

15 Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison (2010), Objectivity, New York: Zone.

16 Johanna Drucker (2014), Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production, Cambridge: Harvard University Press.