Chernoff face
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Chernoff face

Chernoff faces, invented by Herman Chernoff, display multivariate data in the shape of a human face. The individual parts, such as eyes, ears, mouth and nose represent values of the variables by their shape, size, placement and orientation. The idea behind using faces is that humans easily recognize faces and notice small changes without difficulty. … Continue reading

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The Olympics : An Evolving System of Symbols / Symbol Systems for Transportation and Safety

The Olympic Symbol Heritage The international Olympic games are the perfect testing grounds for symbol communication. Athletes and spectators from over 200 countries converge in a single location where directions and information must be obtained quickly. Symbols were first used at the London Olympics in 1948 but became more systematized by 1964, when Masasa Katzoumie … Continue reading