Unformatted text preview: convey information, the data-ink ratio is poor. Chartjunk: Ink, often for decoration, that does not tell the viewer anything new. Often synonymous with non-data ink. Data Density: The size of the graphic in relation to the amount in information conveyed. Five Principles of Graphical Excellence: 1. Place priority on data. 2. Maximiza data-ink ratio 3. Erase non-data-ink 4. Erase redundant data ink 5. Revise and edit...
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- Spring '08
- Graph Theory, Ratio, Chartjunk, graphical excellence, data-ink ratio