Monthly Archives: October 2014

Encoding Semantic Data in Texts

In many historic examples of font attributes used in visual representations, fonts are used to differentiate categories of information. In the late 19th century writers began to experiment more with typography and layout. In the early 20th century Futurist poet … Continue reading

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Using font attributes to convey data in visualizations

Font differentiation is rarely used in information visualization for differentiating among categories of information. However it has been used in this way in typography, notation systems and cartography. Historic Examples One very early example is from Chambers’¬†Cyclopaedia published in 1728. … Continue reading

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