Task: Explore the data and find an interesting story. Design a static visualization to convey a story from the provided data set. Provide one page of write up to describe the story, including design rationale and justification for your design decisions. Describe your choices of visualization type, size, color, and other visual elements. Why and how do you think your design effectively deliver the story?
Note: You are free to transform the data and import external data. You are free to use any graphics or charting tools. You are not required to include all the data in the file.
Data set: 20 professional Tennis players’ gender, game statistics (wins/loses, number of titles, prize money) in year 2012 & Australian Open 2013 prize money.
You can download the data as a csv or excel file on my website.
Hint: Is there a pattern or trend? What are the differences? How do you visualize money? Can you describe the players’ performance better than just showing the wins&loses or prize money?
Submission: This is an individual assignment. Your submission should include a page of your write up and a copy of your visualization in standard image file format (PNG, JPG, TIFF, GIF). You may zip these two files together.
File must be named as Assign1-YourFirstnameLastname (i.e. Assign1-SharonHsiao)
Deadline: Tuesday Feb.12 2013, by 6:00pm. Download Data Set